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
Kamawornie Computer Lab
Kamawornie Computer Lab

In Kamawornie a computer lab has been opened in the past couple of months thanks in part to your support. This computer lab serves Kamawornie and several surrounding villages by providing computer training for primary and secondary school students. 

Abu, Develop Africa Sierra Leone Team Leader, said in this video

This is the computer training Centre, right at the heart of the Kamawornie village. This Centre came into existence a couple of months ago, this Centre has so far provided training for all the secondary school pupils and for some of the primary school pupils. Aside from those numbers, we also have other villages that are benefiting from this computer facility. Therefore, providing more chairs, providing more computers and more tables will make the environment more conducive and friendly. 

The primary computer teacher in Kamawornie said-

My name is Alie, I provide computer training in this village. I train 125 pupils in the Kamawornie school, and also, most primary school pupils are now joining our training, I have 15 new pupils that are also joining this computer training Centre that are coming from different villages.

 

Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference for youths and young adults are getting the computer training they need for success in today's technology-driven environment.  If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support to help provide more tables, chairs, and computers for the computer lab in Kamawornie.


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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I support computer training for future leaders in Sierra Leone.  Learn how you can make a difference too at https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/educate-the-next-generation-of-leaders-in-freetown/

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Thanks to your generous support, future leaders are receiving not only school supplies and school support but also receiving food to help with their needs. Families, like Marina's, received extra support in the form of a bag of rice, one gallon of cooking oil, and onions.

Marina's family was very thankful for the extra support that is helping provide her with healthy meals so she can focus her attention on studying and not on hunger. Marina loves to draw and create art and will start class 4 at the end of September.

Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference for future leaders in Sierra Leone, like Marina. 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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I support future leaders in Sierra Leone.  Learn how you can make a difference too at https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/educate-the-next-generation-of-leaders-in-freetown/

 

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David with his school supplies received last year
David with his school supplies received last year

We told you in June that 27 drums full of school supplies had arrived in Sierra Leone.  These school supplies were donated from all over the world over the course of 6 months and then shipped from the Develop Africa office in Tenessee in 27drums to Maryland (where the shipping company is) and then from Maryland to Freetown, Sierra Leone.  These 27 drums are now being sorted and organized to give to 141 students in Freetown, Kamawornie, Bo, and Makeni.  The students will receive these at the end of August as they get ready to go back to school in September. 

The cost of shipping 27 drums and providing the 141 students with school supplies and tuition support comes out to be approximately $104 per child or $14,556 total.

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 it if you would consider making a donation to help us reach our goal so that all 141 students get their school supplies and tuition support at the end of August.

You can make your donation here and put in the notes that it is for "School Supply Distribution"

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

One of the drums of school supplies for this year
One of the drums of school supplies for this year

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Currently, there are 66 students attending computer classes at the Develop Africa Sierra Leone (DASL) Computer Lab. Presently, the computer classes run in three shifts- one class in the morning and two classes in the afternoon from Monday to Friday.

The students are at varying levels in their computer training, which includes Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft PowerPoint. Classes are set up so that everyone has access to their own computer and are available at varying times and days depending on the group each student is in.

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

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

 

Warm regards, 

Amy and the Develop Africa team 



PS. On Wed, July 20th is GlobalGiving's July Bonus Day and your donations can have a bigger impact on future STEM training opportunities. 

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Twelve boys attended the most recent boys’ mentoring session which was on Leadership and Smart Thinking. Transportation, food, and drinks were provided to the attendees.

The guest speaker educated the boys on how to be successful leaders in their community, school, and various fields in life with the use of smart thinking. He gave a definition of a leader and, mentioned past and present prominent leaders that had made it far with the use of smart thinking.

He explained that Smart thinking has to do with the stretching of the brain by thinking strategically, which involves reasoning, logic, and being rational which will result in positive outcomes in decision making. He further talked about the fact that anyone can be a leader even without having an official leadership title, mentioning the qualities of a leader. The boys contributed with questions and what they thought smart thinking and leadership meant.

Your continued support is greatly appreciated as it will enable more boys' mentoring sessions and the educational resources they need to become the future leaders of Sierra Leone. If you haven't had the chance to sign up for a recurring donation yet, we warmly welcome your ongoing support


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

Mentoring Session
Mentoring Session

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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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1,118 donations
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