Radio Learning for Kids Schools Closed COVID-19

A microproject by Develop Africa, Inc.
Radio Learning for Kids Schools Closed COVID-19
Radio Learning for Kids Schools Closed COVID-19
Radio Learning for Kids Schools Closed COVID-19
Radio Learning for Kids Schools Closed COVID-19

Summary

In Sierra Leone, hundreds of kids are home because of school closures - due to the COVID-19 Virus pandemic. The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education is providing classes through radio broadcasts to help children continue their school work and progress educationally. Many homes do not have radios or their radios may not have batteries. This project will provide radios and batteries to students so that they can listen to radio educational broadcasts.

$201
total raised
6
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

All schools in Sierra Leone have closed due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. In Sierra Leone, the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education is providing classes through radio broadcasts to help children continue their school work at home and progress educationally. Unfortunately, hundreds of families do not own a radio or are not able to afford the on-going cost of batteries.

Solution

This project will provide radios and batteries so that kids can participate in the radio learning program. Having a radio will help them keep pace with classwork that they are missing out on. This will help ensure that they progress academically during these unprecedented times.

Long-Term Impact

Students will be able to continue their education from home. This will help ensure that they do not miss out on the radio program learning opportunity.

Resources

http:/​/​www.developafrica.org
Develop Africa's page on COVID-19 Corona Virus
Schedule of Radio Classes

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

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