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Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Help Care For Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Alhaji is thankful for the school supplies
Alhaji is thankful for the school supplies

Dear Project Supporters,

Your ongoing support is helping provide the best care for these Ebola orphans as possible.  While the majority of the original children from the Dream Home have been or are in the process of being adopted into families, there are still several left that your support is directly benefiting.  Most recently, they received new school supplies and toiletries for the upcoming school year.  

The children are all looking forward to going back to school with their new school supplies.  Each child has been working hard and is making steady progress with their education and doing well academically.

The Ebola orphans continue to be encouraged to dream again and are being taught that they can be and do anything.  Thanks to your support the orphans are receiving food, clothing, school-related expenses, and psycho-social support/counseling.

We are so thankful for your support that has made such a difference in the Ebola orphan's lives and encourage you to start a monthly recurring donation here to make an even greater impact on these Ebola orphans’ lives. 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 & The Develop Africa Team

Ebola orphans with new school supplies
Ebola orphans with new school supplies

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Dorcas in her computer class
Dorcas in her computer class

Dear Project Supporters,

We greatly appreciate your continued support that is impacting children, like Dorcas and Aaron, who became orphans during the Ebola Crisis.   Aaron & Dorcas are thankful to GlobalGiving donors for their educational support.  The educational support they received allowed them both to take computer classes. 

In this video, both Aaron & Dorcas tell us that they are learning a lot in their computer classes.

Hello, my name is Aaron. So far I have learned so many things in computer.

Hello, I am Dorcas.  So far I have learned so many things about computers. I can open a blank page in Microsoft Word,  I can type my name, I can increase the size, I can change the color and I can save it.

 

We are so thankful for your support that has made a difference in Aaron & Dorcas's life and encourage you to start a monthly recurring donation here to help more Ebola orphans. 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 & The Develop Africa Team

Aaron
Aaron
Aaron in his computer class
Aaron in his computer class

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Geraldine in class
Geraldine in class

Dear Project Supporters, 

Your ongoing support has made an impact on children who lost their parents to Ebola.   One of the lives you have impacted is Geraldine's who is now in college thanks to the support she has received.  She tells us in this video how your support has impacted her

Hello, my name is Geraldine and I was once a kid of the Dream Home.  I am happy to tell you that I just sat to my second-semester exams and hopefully next year I will be in my second year and I am so happy that I am growing in my academics.

I want to say I am so much grateful for all the support you have giving my sister and me.

Life is all about putting a smile in someone face. Life is all about how you help others, how you create an impact in someone’s life.

We are so thankful for your support that has made such a difference in Geraldine's life and encourage you to start a monthly recurring donation here to help more Ebola orphans. 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 & The Develop Africa Team

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Dear Project Supporters,

We greatly appreciate your continued support that is impacting children, like Dorcas, who became orphans during the Ebola Crisis. Dorcas tells us in her own words in this video about her journey and her gratitude for the support she has received.

Hi, I'm Dorcas. In life, we should not give up.  If I recall two or three years back when I lost my parents, I thought all hope was gone, but with the help of God, Develop Africa, Dream Home they made me realize that I could dream again and I am presently living a happy life, which I was not even expecting. 

I just took my final exam for High school and I can't wait for our results to come out, if I progress to the next academic year I will be in the university to pursue my dream of becoming an outstanding and renowned accountant.

 I just want to say thank you for all the love, the support, the prayers I really, really do appreciate it especially your support towards my education it really, really means a lot to me. I just want to say a big thank you!

We are so thankful for your support that has made such a difference in Dorcas's life and encourage you to start a monthly recurring donation here to help more Ebola orphans. 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 & The Develop Africa Team

 

 

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Geraldine, Aisha and Dorcas
Geraldine, Aisha and Dorcas

Dear friends and members of the village,

Since the inception of the Home in May 2015, you have played a key role, along with other individuals, organizations, and businesses, in helping to provide care for the Ebola orphans at the Dream Home. Because of your support, the kids have grown, progressed and made significant strides. This would not have been possible without your kind support.

An African proverb says “It takes a village to raise a child”. You have truly been a part of the Dream Home Village. We deeply appreciate you.

In January 2017, the Develop Africa and the Dream Home Board unanimously decided that it would be in the best interest of the children to place them with families. Several studies of orphaned children have demonstrated that children are better situated, physically and psychosocially adjusted in family settings.

We are very pleased to inform you that eighteen age-eligible Dream Home orphans are in the process of being adopted by several families based in the United States. We are extremely delighted for this wonderful opportunity for the children and immensely grateful to the adoptive families for opening up their hearts and homes to these orphans. The adoptive families have assumed/are in the process of assuming guardianship for the eighteen children. With this wonderful development, our partnership with the Dream Home Orphanage will cease at the end of August 2018.  

Develop Africa & the Dream Home Board will continue to provide guardianship and support for the remaining four children. We are integrating these children with extended family members and placing them with foster care families or adoptive families.

We plan in the future to extend assistance to other deserving Ebola orphans.

We thank you profusely for your continued generous support as we strive to bring a brighter future for our Ebola orphans.  

With great appreciation,

Amy & The Develop Africa Team

Dream Home kids July 2018
Dream Home kids July 2018
Aaron at summer camp with Abu
Aaron at summer camp with Abu
 

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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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