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 is helping future leaders, like Ibrahim, who received a kindle and solar light to help him with his school work.  Ibrahim is in SSS3 (Senior Secondary School third year), enjoys Integrated Science and Economics, and hopes to become an Economist.  

Ibrahim is very thankful for the solar light, which is also a charger because he has no electricity in his home.  He is also thankful for the kindle, he has received to help him research and do his school work.  In this video he says-

Hello, my name is Ibrahim, a beneficiary of Develop Africa. Today I am very much excited, I have just received a solar light to charge my kindle and my phone, and also use it to study at night.

I want to say a very big thank you.

Our recurring donors are truly making a lasting difference for students like Ibrahim. 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 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.

 

With great appreciation,

Amy and the Develop Africa team

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In Sierra Leone, English Language and Mathematics are core subjects in public exams which are required for kids to be promoted to the next grade. Thanks in part to your support, Seventeen beneficiaries (eleven in primary school; preparing to take the national primary school examination (NPSE) and six in junior secondary school; preparing to take the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in Kamawornie received study guides for English and Mathematics for their upcoming exams thanks in part to your support.  

Students in Sierra Leone are required to take exams to be promoted to the next level in school and are the National Primary School Examination (NPSE), which promotes Class 6 (elementary) students to Junior Secondary School (JSS), the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which promotes Junior Secondary students to Senior Secondary School (SSS), and the West African Senior School Certification Examination (WASSCE) which is the final exam of Senior Secondary School. Once a student passes the WASSCE, they are then able to go to college.
Each of the students was very thankful for the study guides and once they have taken their exams, they will return them for other beneficiaries to use to study for their public exams. Your continued support is greatly appreciated by the 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.

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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Gibril & his mom
Gibril & his mom

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

Gibril's family was very thankful for the extra support that is helping Gibril have healthy meals so he can focus his attention on studying and not hunger. 

Gibril is currently in class four where his favorite subject is Social Studies. In his spare time, he enjoys playing football with his friends. Gibril dreams of becoming an officer in the Sierra Leone army because he wants to serve his country and save lives and properties

We greatly appreciate your ongoing support for future leaders in Sierra Leone, like Gibril. 

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

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Drums arriving in Freetown
Drums arriving in Freetown

Thanks in part to your ongoing support 27 drums full of school supplies have arrived in Sierra Leone. Distributions to multiple schools and students will take place in August as students get ready to go back to school in September. 

These drums are full of school supplies that will make a difference for hundreds of students in Freetown, Kamawornie, Bo, and Makeni.  Students from elementary school through high school will receive much-needed supplies including- pencils, pens, paper, notebooks, book bags, rulers, erasers, pencil sharpeners, crayons, glue, and more.  The drums also include calculators, solar lights, and kindles/e readers/iPads.  Teaching and classroom supplies are also included for teachers such as chalk, teaching materials, and books.

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

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We greatly appreciate your ongoing educational support for students in Sierra Leone.  The hardware & networking students recently had a practical. Prior to the practical, they had been practicing how to install an operating system on a virtual machine.  For the practical, the students were set up in teams and had to open the system units and remove the faulty hard drive and the old CMOS battery and then replace both with newer units that were purchased thanks in part to generous donors like you. They also did a RAM upgrade and successfully installed a Windows 7 operating system, Microsoft Office, Chrome, Media player, etc.

You can see the students taking the practical in this album 

The teams all successfully accomplished the practical and they can now set up a desktop computer, troubleshoot basic hardware problems, identify various hardware parts, major software, and its functions, and connect the right cables to the different components.

Your support is equipping students in Sierra Leone through education and skills training to be future leaders. Our recurring donors are making a continuous impact and we are truly grateful for the ongoing support. If you are not yet a recurring donor, we warmly invite you to consider setting up a recurring donation

Even a few dollars a month will go a long way. Please also share this 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. 

 

With great appreciation, 

Amy and the Develop Africa team

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Sylvester Renner
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