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From: helen atoire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: donation From Mrs helen atoire
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:07:13 +0000 (10:07 EDT)
donation From Mrs helen atoire
Dear in Christ,
May our good Lord bless you,and see you through your going out and your coming in through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.
am Mrs helen atoire, Origin of Kuwait, I am married to late hon. Mr
fukoli atoire who worked with Kuwait embassy here in Ivory Coast for
nine years before he died.
We were married for years without a
child. He died after a brief illness that lasted for only four days.
Before his death we were both born again Christian. Since his death I
decided not to remarry or get a child outside my matrimonial home which
the bible is against. When my late husband was alive he fixed the sum
of $2.8 Million (Two million eight hundred thousand U.S. Dollars) in a
general trust account with a Bank here in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire West
Africa, Recently, following my ill health my doctor recomended that I
may not be able for the next Eight months due to my cancer attack.
said that there are going to be a spread of this cancer to my bones and
that may be the end, the one that disturbs me most is my stroke
affecting my sight. Having known my condition i decided to donate these
fund to a Christian, Individual, and Organization or church that i know
may need it and that will utilize this money the way I am going to
instruct here in according to the desire of my late husband before his
Presently, this fund is still on fixed with the Bank. I
want this fund to be used in liberation work Activities like, help to
Pastors families, Orphanages, and Christian schools, and up keeping of
the Churches and for propagating the word of God and to endeavour that
the house of God is maintained.
I took this decision because I don't
have any child that will inherit this money and my husband relatives
are not Christians and I don't want my husband's efforts to be lavished
by unbelievers. I dont want a situation where this money will be used
in an ungodly way. This is why I am taking this decision.
made us to understand that "Blessed is the hand that gives am not
afraid of death hence I know where I am going. I know that I am going
to be in the bosom of the Lord. Exodus 14 vs. 14 says that the lord
will fight my case and I shall hold my peace. I dont need any telephone
communication in this regard because of my health when i try to speak
it leads to a serious coughing out blood. With God all things are
As soon as I receive your reply I shall give you the
procedures on hot to contact the bank for you to negotiate with them
directly for onward transfer. I will also issue you an authority letter
that will prove you as the present beneficiary of my funds. I want you
and your family to always pray for me but the lord is my shepherd.. My
happiness is that I lived a life of a worthy Christian. Whoever that
wants to serve the Lord must serve him in spirit and truth.
Please, always be prayerful all through your life, Please assure me that you will act accordingly as I stated herein,
Hoping to receive your mail, remain blessed in the Lord,
YOurs in Christ,
Mrs helen atoire.
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