Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
Educate the Future Leaders of Sierra Leone
New Computers in the Computer Lab
New Computers in the Computer Lab

Dear Project Supporters,

On August 30th the Develop Africa Sierra Leone Computer Lab received twenty-one new computers for the lab.  Twenty computers are for the students and one of the new computers is for the teacher.  This would not have been possible without generous supporters like you!

We greatly appreciate your ongoing support for the future leaders in Sierra Leone. Thanks to you, more youths and young adults are getting the computer training they need for success in today's technology-driven environment.

Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference for these future leaders in Sierra Leone. If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support to continue to provide children in Sierra Leone with the educational resources they need to be the future leaders of Sierra Leone.

Please share this project with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

Warm regards,

Amy and the Develop Africa team

 

P.S. This week we’re celebrating the BIG difference little acts of kindness can make! When you donate up to $50, GlobalGiving will match your generosity.  Together, we can empower future leaders, #LittleByLittle.

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Korteh
Korteh

Dear Project Supporters,

Students in Freetown are looking forward to starting school this year because you helped cover their school fees making school possible for 86 students. Of those 86 students 46 were primary school students (nursery school through class 6) and 40 of those students were in secondary school (Junior Secondary school through Senior Secondary School 3).

Each of the students that received financial support to attend school this year was very grateful for your support!  Korteh, pictured above, is one of the secondary students that received support, and Joshua, pictured below, is one of the primary students that received support.

We are grateful for your support that helped 86 students start school this year! Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference.  If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support for the future leaders of Sierra Leone.

Please share this project with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

Warm regards,

Amy and the Develop Africa team

Joshua
Joshua

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Project Supporter, 

Computer networking and hardware courses are becoming increasingly popular in universities, polytechnical institutions, postsecondary colleges, and private training institutions worldwide because of the high demand for people with computer networking and hardware skills. The DASL Computer Lab is now offering a computer hardware & networking course. The learning-by-doing approach is an essential component in courses on computer networking and hardware fundamentals.

These courses comprise various courses related to computer organization, electrical and electronics circuits. Candidates pursuing these courses also learn about the different parts of computers and how they function. The course enables them to figure out and fix hardware and network issues related to computers and other such devices. 

The objective of this course is to provide the participant with much-needed knowledge of computer hardware and networking, enabling them to identify and rectify the onboard computer hardware, software, and network-related problems in Engine Room, Integrated Automation systems, Home or Small office network and Navigational equipment on Bridge.

With the help of this course, the participant will be able to understand the hardware specifications that are required to run operating systems and various shipboard application programs. Also, upgrading of existing hardware/software as and when required. The main aspect of this program is to eliminate costs for the shore technician boarding the vessel to troubleshoot, install/configure the application program, and network-related problems.

We greatly appreciate your ongoing support for the future leaders in Sierra Leone. Thanks to you, more youths and young adults are getting the computer training they need for success in today's technology-driven environment.

Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference for these future leaders in Sierra Leone. If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support to continue to provide children in Sierra Leone with the educational resources they need to be the future leaders of Sierra Leone.

Please share this project with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

Warm regards, 

Amy and the Develop Africa team

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Mariama receiving her new school supplies
Mariama receiving her new school supplies

 

Dear Project Supporters,

It is a long process to collect school supplies from donors around the world, then ship them to Sierra Leone, organize book bags full of school supplies once they arrive in Sierra Leone, and then finally distribute them to students, but the distribution has begun.

On Thursday, more than 80 backpacks full of school supplies were distributed to students from nursery school all the way to senior secondary school students in Freetown. This entire process is only possible because of generous supporters like you who help make it happen.  

Each book bag contained - notebooks,  erasers, pens & pencils, crayons, a ruler, an umbrella, and a pencil sharpener.  The students were all so thankful for the school supplies they received, like Mariama, who is in her second year of senior secondary school, and Samuel who will be starting class 5.

We are so thankful to you for your support! Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference.  If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support for the future leaders of Sierra Leone.

Please share this project with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

Warm regards,

Amy and the Develop Africa team

Samuel receiving new school supplies
Samuel receiving new school supplies

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DASL team organizing book bags and school supplies
DASL team organizing book bags and school supplies

Dear Project Supporters, 

We told you in a previous report that  25 drums full of school supplies arrived in Sierra Leone this past month. This week the dedicated Develop Africa Sierra Leone (DASL) team packed 147 book bags to be distributed to students from Nursery School through Secondary School in Bo, Kamawarnie, Freetown, and Makeni.  Distributions to multiple schools and students will take place over the next week as students get ready to go back to school in September. 

The 147 bookbags were separated by grades:

Nursery School - Class 2 book bags contain 12 notebooks, 2 erasers, 10 pencils, crayons, a ruler, an umbrella, and a pencil sharpener.

Class 3- Class 6 book bags contain 6 notebooks, 2 erasers, 10 pens, 5 pencils, crayons, a ruler, an umbrella, and a pencil sharpener.

 Junior & Senior Secondary book bags contain  8 notebooks, 2 erasers, 10 pens, 5 pencils, crayons, a ruler, an umbrella, and a pencil sharpener.

Over the next few weeks, we will share reports with photos, stories, and videos of the school supplies being distributed in each area.  

Each step of the process of getting school supplies donated, shipped to Sierra Leone, and then distributed to students is only possible because of generous donors like you!

Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference.  If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support as we continue to provide children in Sierra Leone with the educational resources they need to be the future leaders of Sierra Leone.

Please share this project with your contacts and invite them to consider supporting this ongoing project.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

Warm regards,

Amy and the Develop Africa team

DASL team packing school supplies into book bags
DASL team packing school supplies into book bags

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Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
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Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States
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