Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire

A microproject by Develop Africa, Inc.
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Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire
Bring Relief and Hope After a Devastating Fire

Summary

On March 24th, 2021, a fire ripped through a heavily populated slum called Susan's Bay in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The fire went out of control. Estimated number of houses that were burned to the ground = 300. Estimated number of people displaced = 5000. Hundreds of families lost everything! We are working to help restore hope and dignity. To meet a need not being addressed by other organizations, we have provided school supplies. Many families are still struggling to get back on their feet.

$7,500
total goal
$7,327
remaining
5
donors
0
monthly donors
1
month

Challenge

Hundreds of families lost everything after the fire. Families lost all their belongings. Many small businesses lost all their capital and funds. Many families are still struggling to rebuild their homes and restart life.

Solution

This project will help to restore life by providing emergency food, supplies, and relief aid. Funds will also help to provide clothing, school supplies, etc, Microfinance business assistance will help small businesses get back on their feet.

Long-Term Impact

This project will help families from sinking permanently into hopelessness and desperation. It will help provide the supporting resources that they need to get back on their feet and move forward in life.

Resources

http:/​/​www.developafrica.org/​FreetownEducation
News website - Fire leaves hundreds homeless
Susan's Bay Left In Rubble After A Fire Outbreak

Organization Information

Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @developafrica
Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States
$173 raised of $7,500 goal
 
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