Empowering Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Empowering Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Empowering Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Empowering Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone
Empowering Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone

Dear project supporters,

We hope you are well in these unprecedented times.

Several years ago, we set up this project in response to the Ebola Epidemic in Sierra Leone. Over the years we successfully provided PPE to health workers etc and we took care of the Dream Home orphans.

All of the age-eligible orphans were adopted into families in America. The remaining three are making steady progress with their education, with two of them in college.

With that in mind, we can thankfully say that we have accomplished several goals. 

You made this possible. Thank YOU so much for your support!

Given that we have accomplished our goals, we will soon be phasing out this project. There is no need to keep this active indefinitely.

We plan to continue supporting the orphans educationally. When we phase this out, your recurring donations will now go towards this related education project

We warmly welcome your on-going support at the above link.

We wish to say a special "Thank You" again to all of you who are making recurring donations. 

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


With much gratitude
Sylvester and the Develop Africa Team

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Geraldine
Geraldine

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 her third year of college thanks to the ongoing support she has received.  She tells us about her story in this video

Hi, my name is Geraldine, I am 22 years old. I'm a third-year student at the Institute of Public, Administration and Management(IPAM) for short, and I am studying Banking and Finance.

I come from a family of three, my elder brother, me and my kid sister.  Both of our parents died of Ebola 2014 and I'm presently living with my recently adopted mom.  My number one challenge right now is how to play the role of being a mother to my kid sister because we lost our mother in 2014 when we were young girls.  It is challenging trying to be her mother because I have no idea about motherhood.  That is one of my greatest challenges right now that I'm facing.

When I grow up, I would like to become a lawyer because  I want to help and I want to give a voice to the voiceless. That would be my own little way of rendering justice to the world.

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, 

Your continued support is greatly appreciated and is making a difference for Aaron, who became an orphan during the Ebola Crisis.   

Aaron struggled this past year with school and with his living arrangements. Fortunately, he is now in a better living situation and while he is retaking the same classes, he is doing much better this school year. He is in his first year of Senior Secondary School at Jee’s Millennium International Secondary School.  Aaron is much happier this academic year and is so thankful for the continued support and generosity that he has received by generous donors like YOU. 

We are so thankful for the support that has made a difference in Aaron'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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Dorcas & Geraldine
Dorcas & Geraldine

Dear Project Supporters, 

Your continued support is greatly appreciated and is making a difference for sisters, Geraldine & Dorcas, who became orphans during the Ebola Crisis.   

Geraldine has completed her two years Diploma course in Banking and Finance at the Institute of Public Administration and Management and she has applied for BSC in Banking and finance for the 2019/2020 academic year thanks to the support she has received by generous donors like YOU.

Dorcas has recently already applied for a Diploma course in Population Analysis at the Fourah Bay College for the 2019 academic year, while she awaits the college to invite her for an interview and admission. She is also very thankful for your ongoing educational support.

We are so thankful for your support that has made a difference in Geraldine & 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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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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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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