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After five years, 426 tires, app. 100 workmen, many trucks of building material, laughs and cups of ataja the Rubber House is ready. We’re self-sustainable on solar and need no airconditioning, because of the tires. The compound is beautifully cool because of the shady spaces and has a place to grill ,a lovely Bantaba, a huge veranda and several hammocks!
“Teach a Toubab to Ask”: Since us Toubabs*, we think we know everything, the Rubber House created this opportuntity to ask what you want to know from a Gambian. Josien in Sydney asks Adama what she does to recharge after a long day’s work.
- toubab: white man or woman/ somebody who can take care of himself
film (video). Fatou Gaye, a Gambian student and frequent internet user showed me at the market in Tanjeh.
story about the people she would like to see again. And guess what: the son in the story called her, from Maleisia! He had heard of her question and they reconnected. Life is sweet.
Keeping up with our latest posts? And do you have a question for Bonnie, Adama or any Gambian professional? Would you like to see anything filmed? Ask us! Please film your (short) question and we will film somebody answering it in the Gambia. The best Q & A’s will be put up on the blog and on our Facebook page. Please send a film clip with your name, location and question to: firstname.lastname@example.org or simply upload it on the Rubber House Facebook page
Don’t want to film yourself? No problem, just send us the question you have.