Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone

by Touch the Nations
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Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone
Build 3rd floor on Ebola orphanage in Sierra Leone

Summary

Due to crowded living at the Bonnie Memorial Children's Home (BMCH) for orphans of Ebola in Sierra Leone, it's time to expand! Construction is underway, but more funds are still needed to finish the project.

$53,000
total goal
$29,207
remaining
116
donors
1
monthly donor
5
years

Challenge

Close to 4,000 children in Sierra Leone have lost one or both parents to Ebola. Thousands of children are now orphaned with nowhere to go. Even identifying the orphaned children is incredibly challenging, requiring close partnership with coordinators on the ground in Sierra Leone. While there are many non-profits and agencies working on Ebola, Touch the Nations is leveraging 10 years of work in country to build an orphanage and provide care for the youngest victims of this crisis.

Solution

This project will expand a children's home to care for an additional 10-15 orphans impacted by Ebola. The funds raised here will allow for the building of the third floor of the orphanage, as well as the resources to continue to support the orphans through shelter, food, clothing, and education.

Long-Term Impact

Orphanages and childrens' homes like this one are necessary to help rebuild Sierra Leone and provide for children's basic needs after the trauma of losing parents. This will help the community and improve the lives of countless numbers of children without parents.

Resources

http:/​/​www.touchthenations.com
Touch the Nations website
Touch the Nations Facebook Page
Touch the Nations Instagram Page

Organization Information

Touch the Nations

Location: Omaha, NE - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Mariah Seigel
Omaha, NE United States
$23,793 raised of $53,000 goal
 
194 donations
$29,207 to go
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