Vision Awake Africa for Development

VAAFD was founded by Liberian refugees in Ghana with a purpose of bettering the lives of Liberians in both Ghana and Liberia, irrespective of race, sex and religious affiliations. VAAFD's programmes are centered on EDUCATION as the cornerstone to the empowerment of their community. The main aim is to build a school and self-sustaining environment for 850 unaccompanied minors in the town of Suakoko, Liberia.
Jun 28, 2016

Reading plays a major role in child development

VAAFD remains grateful to all its friends, donors and supporters for the tireless efforts they make toward our textbooks Project. It has been very difficult to achieve this project due to slow donations. To enable us achieve or get a set whole of curriculum books it will request a commitment toward this project.

The road to achieve this goal container to be long but achievable since our friends, supporters and donor are still trying interested to give their very best to give their support to this project. We have finally purchased our first set of textbook for the elementary division to enable them have access to such important education material that will help them learn how to read and do their assignments on time. It is really a challenge for our students to do assignment and other research since it is very different to get the right educational required textbook in the school.

Our students were happy very happy when we brought in our first purchased of textbooks that will carry the school and students a long way.  Again, we want to appreciate the friends of VAAFD, donors, supports and sponsor who container to give their love, care and concern for the less fortunate kids of Liberia through their donations and support. We want to encourage you to container your support and the love you to give these kids in this part of the world. You should be proud of yourself that with your contribution a child in Africa/Liberia can have a future. You should also look at yourself as a key partner to the government and people of Liberia their developmental process. If we can have educated and good decision maker for this country in years to come, you are playing a key role that is creating that preparation.

Thank you again for your help and we ask that you kindly container support and donation to enable us achieve our goal. This goal can’t never be achieve without your donations and without your donations we cannot achieve the project of this project.

It's the mission and vision of VAAFD to get ALL Liberians kids receiving quality, education and without access to the West African curriculum especially the less fortunate. With the support and help of our donors, this mission is achievable.  Always remember that you are making this happen without you, this will not exist.

Apr 11, 2016

Our commitment to the Ebola orphans

We want to send this quick greeting to our donors and all of our supporters who continue to give their hearts to supporting the children and vulnerable people of Liberia.   We have made a complete tuition payment for all of sponsored Ebola students in the various schools that we are sponsor them. We are happy that Globalgiving and our donors have stood by us to make the complete payment of all of our students for the 2015/2016 school year.

The Ebola crisis has gone but left behind a great setback and a major problem that will take the country and community a very long time to recover. We continue to support and provide for the education need of some kids who family were in killed by Ebola in Liberia.  Aaron is a one of the students who family was killed by Ebola and we sponsoring him a school just outside the Gbarnga called Alexandria Aleece Andrews Academy the AAA school system. Aaron family was died by the invisible on the October 8, 2014 at the Suakoko ETU in Bong County leaving behind Aaron and his four siblings.

On April 4, 2016 we completed our visitation to all schools in Bong County to finalize our students’ fees payment and have been catering to Aaron and siblings education like any other Ebola orphan that is benefiting from our project. VAAFD has been committed paying for the education of all Ebola orphans who are beneficiaries of our project. VAAFD is currently sponsoring Ebola orphans in four different schools in and Gbarnga Bong County and the around phebe Hospital community. The Phebe Community Lutheran School has the largest number of Ebola orphaned students.

Since we arrived schools have closed for the day, only met with the school administrators to settle their payment and afterward, we gathered few of the students to have some pictures with then on the Cuttington University mean campus in Suakoko Bong County.   During this pictures taking one of  Students Aaron said that he feel so happy that Vision Awake Africa For Development was able get him and his siblings back to school he never had the hope that he and his siblings could ever go back to school.

And he further said that after he completes high school and an opportunity be available, he would like to enroll at the University and study accountant. He said that he appreciate all of those who continue to help them through VAAFD and he also asked that they should please continue  the good work the kind support to their family so that they will be able to achieve their educational goals.

We again want to thank all of Globalgiving team for their continual support to our project and also want to thank our sponsors, supporters and donors for this project and the kids of Liberia. We continue to seek and provide education to the Ebola orphans across Liberia as well as survival to enable them to be able to empower them through economic activities. We want to continue to ask for you kind support to these kids so that they will have future for now they fully depend you through VAAFD.


We appreciate your support and we want to you to feel free to contact us at any time to know how we are using your resources you continue to direct to our organization and this project.

We are of proud of Globalgiving for all of the supports they continue to give our project and organization. Please feel free to contact us if you have any question.

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Mar 18, 2016

Preparing future of the next generation

 

 

It’s been an interesting and an exciting movement as the4th period draws near at Carolyn A Miller High School, with sporting, quizzing and senior students’ preparation for the West Africa examination. Our students have tried to test their skills and talents as well as their academic performance by inviting others institutions to engage in them in series of activities.

Since the strike of the Ebola Epidemic came to an end, the students and staff of CAMHS have been gradually recovering from the post traumatic event that led thousands of people dead. Our students have finally put the fear of Ebola at their back but remain vigilant and maintaining all the basic rules set by the ministry of Health and social welfare that which include the washing of hands and etc! CAMHS students have organized sporting activities, including quizzing with other schools in the Paynesville area. 

Last Friday the students at CAMHS defeated Paynesville Central Academic in both quizzing and soccer. It was an interesting event to watch our students worked very hard to defeat PCA which is one of the leading high schools in the Paynesville belt. The quizzing was very challenging but our students proved to the audience that big name could not win them on their own school ground.

The audiences saw both teams battling neck to neck for a final win especially were PCA wanted to continue to defend their championship and CAMHS wanted to make history. However, CAMHS defeated PCA with 10 points to take the day that which brought the race to an end.


After few hours, the kick off of the sporting activities which was comprised of football and kickball, the kickball game was first played since it is always played by females. PCA’s students took the day by defeating our students with 6 points differ. The football game proved difference result the students of ‘CAMHS play a fantastic football and the game was very beautiful, the first half ended without goal; after the both teams had missed so many scoring opportunities, CAMHS made used of one brilliant ball that gave them their winning goal in the first 15 minutes and that created a wonderful atmosphere and beautiful on the field. 

The grade students are now getting prepares for the WAEC exams, and students have been busy revising all of what they have done at school for the past three years. They have been working very hard studying to be able to get better grade or make a pass in the exam.  Luckily for them, one of our alumina from Ghana who is now in the teacher training college  (KLTTI) is spending most of his time to provide tutorial. There had been some challenges to overcome especially when it comes to educational materials, Liberia as  a nation students do not have the opportunity other students have in other countries. Our students are really struggling to meet up with these challenges but it is hope and desire that we will overcome this situation.


Our school textbooks project has been very slow to achieve our goal but not withstanding, we continue to work, seek and get some basic educational materials supply to our students to able them do their assignments and other school work. It has actually been challenging but we continue to work and provide materials free for Liberia's poorest students. We again have a very challenge that is facing the school, seating capacity is now a major problem for the school the chairs and desks we purchased couple of years most of them are damaged and need there a need for replacement to enable our students to better seat to sit.

Thanks to all the efforts of our donors and fundraisers over the last couple of years especially during the Ebola crisis. When Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone suffered during the heat of that deadly virus that took the lives of over 4800 Liberian, you really shared our pains. We highly appreciate all of the efforts you continue to make and as present. Matching day is almost at hand at globalgiving and we thinking this  could be a great opportunity for our students to some of their need since all donations can be matched by globalgiving.
Thanks to everyone who has supported VAAFD so far, you are helping create opportunities for Liberia's poorest youth and young people and we cannot be successful without your contribution and support. 

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