Educate the Next Generation of Leaders in Freetown

by Develop Africa, Inc.
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Nov 15, 2010

Testmonial from Isata - "You have given me hope and a future"

Isata - Scholarship Beneficiary
Isata - Scholarship Beneficiary

Warm greetings.

The new academic school year (2009/2010) is under way and we are happy to report that twenty-seven (27) students have benefited from the scholarship scheme. Two of the students (Thomasia and Timothy) have graduated from primary to secondary school. The parents and students are very grateful to GlobalGiving for sponsoring their children’s education.

Below is a testimonial from Isata, one of the beneficiaries. Your donations are paying for her school fees, and helping to provide books and school supplies.

“I am very grateful to GlobalGiving and Develop Africa for giving the opportunity to go to school. My mother is a poor single parent, hawking / retailing charcoal for our survival. She could not afford to send me to school. I was out of school, helping her sell charcoal until I met the representative of Develop Africa, who helped enrolled me into school, through the sponsorship of GlobalGiving. I promise to work hard and excel in school so that I in turn will be able to help less fortunate children like me. GlobalGiving donors, thank you very much. You have given me hope and a future.”

The photos show some of the children who have benefited from your support and donations. You will notice that they are proudly holding GlobalGiving signs / stickers.  In the coming year, we hope to expand the sponsorship scheme to other deprived communities, where there are equally desperate needs for support. We hope to add at least 10 new beneficiaries to the scheme - bringing hope to many more.

With this in mind, we welcome your donations between now and the end of the year that would enable  us to continue to impact many more lives like Isata's.  Thanks for your support and for making a donation today! 

We would also be happy to hear from you - so feel free to send us any comments and suggestions you may have on how we can do even more.  We would be so happy to hear from you.

Best wishes

The next generation of leaders
The next generation of leaders
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Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.developafrica.org
Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States
$16,409 raised of $18,000 goal
 
 
272 donations
$1,591 to go
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