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

Your support recently helped provide Mohamed, pictured above, with school supplies and tuition support so he could attend senior secondary school (SSS) this year. His favorite subject is Economics and he would like to be an accountant when he completes school.

This week, we're inviting you to join us in celebrating the power of small acts of generosity for GlobalGiving's LittlexLittle campaign.  From now until Friday, give up to $50 + receive a 50% match on your donation.

This matching campaign allows everyone to participate and help make a difference. It's an invitation to everyone - including you!

When we give to education, we are building a solid wall by continuing to invest in education for years. We are empowering and transforming lives. As families and communities are empowered, real change occurs.

Making a monthly donation is the most effective way to help future leaders get their education, but every dollar donated makes a difference!

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela

If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support. 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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September 8th is International Literacy Day. Investing in literacy and kids' education is the best investment we can make in their growth and development.  Your support recently helped provide reading sessions for 30 students at Stella Maris Primary School.

Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society. -https://www.unesco.org/en/days/literacy-day.

Thank you for your support in education & literacy for the future leaders in Sierra Leone. Making a monthly donation is the most effective way to help future leaders get their education, but every dollar donated makes a difference!

If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

Matching Alert-From Sept. 12-16, when you give up to $50 to support education, GlobalGiving will match your generosity at 50% for the #LittleByLittle campaign. Help us spread the word: share this post with your family and friends to let them know that little acts of kindness can make a big impact!   

 

Warm regards,

Amy and the Develop Africa team

PS. Another great way to help us reach our goal is to share this project with your contacts and post it on social media.  Copy and paste the text below or create your own.

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Kamakwie Computer Lab Students
Kamakwie Computer Lab Students

We greatly appreciate your educational support for future leaders in Sierra Leone. Thanks in part to your support, more students are getting the computer training they need for success in today's technology-driven environment.  The students at Kamakwie Computer lab are all very thankful for the computer classes they are able to take.  Paul and the class express their gratitude in this video by saying

Good afternoon. My name is Paul, a student from the Wesleyan Junior Secondary school.

Since I started these computer classes, I have learned how to type, and know some of its parts, I know how to use the mouse. I thank the donors of these computers

Thank you, Develop Africa, for providing us with this computer Lab. 

 

The principal of the school also expressed his gratitude saying:

Please permit me to forward herewith a note of appreciation for the sincere and marvelous help all have rendered to the school by equipping a whole classroom with computers for the pupils to see themselves in the world of technology.

Many developments have taken place in the course of my present leadership and the computer program happened to be unique among others I must acknowledge that you have done a great deal for Wesleyan Secondary School, Kamakwie for which I am most thankful. Therefore on behalf of the community, the Students, and the Staff, I say many thanks to all for a job well done. I pray that the Lord Almighty opens more doors of provision for all that have put hands on deck for the development of the school.

KANDEH BANGURA

PRINCIPAL, S.S.S

 

Thank you for your support in empowering and educating future leaders in Sierra Leone. Making a monthly donation is the most effective way to help future leaders get their education, but every dollar donated makes a difference!

If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at GlobalGiving@developafrica.org.

 

Matching Alert-From Sept. 12-16, when you give up to $50 to support girls' education, GlobalGiving will match your generosity at 50% for the #LittleByLittle campaign. Help us spread the word: share this post with your family and friends to let them know that little acts of kindness can make a big impact!   

 

Warm regards,

Amy and the Develop Africa team

 

 PS. Another great way to help us reach our goal is to share this project with your contacts and post it on social media.  Copy and paste the text below or create your own.

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School is just around the corner.  The Develop Africa Sierra Leone (DASL) team is packing 141 backpacks full of school supplies including- notebooks, erasers, pencils, crayons, rulers, pencil sharpeners, pens, and calculators.

The 141 backpacks will be distributed to students from Nursery School through Secondary School in Bo, Kamawornie, Freetown, and Makeni.  Distributions to multiple schools and students will take place over the next few weeks as students get ready to go back to school in September. In addition to school supplies, each of the 141 students will receive tuition support to pay for school. 

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!  We would greatly appreciate you making a donation to help us reach our goal of $14,164 so that all 141 students get their school supplies and tuition support in September. The average cost per student is $104.00  Donate here

 

Another great way to help us reach our goal is to share this project with your contacts and post it on social media.  Copy and paste the text below or create your own.

I support Develop Africa and invite you to help 141 students get school supplies this fall. Can you help? Go to http://goto.gg/2291 to donate.

 

We greatly appreciate your support!  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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This past Friday, August 12th, was International Youth Day. As we observed International Youth Day, Develop Africa reaffirmed its commitment to youth development and empowerment. We lend our voice, support, and commitment to creating a world of intergenerational solidarity among all ages. We agree that the potential of the youth that can be harnessed from continuous collaborations across generations.  In Sierra Leone, Develop Africa focuses on the development of youth to empower them to become future leaders, which is only made possible by generous donors like YOU!


In this video, the Develop Africa team in Sierra Leone (DASL) talks about how Develop Africa works to create intergenerational solidarity.


DASL Board member, Solade, says, "To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world needs to leverage the full potential of all generations. Therefore, solidarity across generations is critical for sustainable development.

In Sierra Leone, Develop Africa (DA) is mainly focused on providing educational capacity to less privileged families; across generations. DA collaborates to foster prosperous and equitable intergenerational relations and partnerships to ensure “no one is left behind" 

DA supports vulnerable children and youths aged six years and above from poor backgrounds- from essential primary to university or technical and vocational. We have ensured children are provided with the required school supplies and created the enabling environment that would equip them to gain the best investment and foundation education they can give an individual. As a result, these beneficiaries stand a chance to conquer their limitations and become successful in life.

Additionally DA ensures that the homes of beneficiaries are child-friendly by providing lunch and transportation for the children and youths through the microfinance support given to the homes Furthermore, Develop Africa efforts continue to put in place structures to support the promotion of intergenerational relations and partnerships."


Your generous support is greatly appreciated and is truly making difference for youths and young adults in Sierra Leone. If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support.

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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Develop Africa, Inc.

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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