Help Educate Ebola Orphans in Bong County,Liberia

by Vision Awake Africa for Development
Help Educate Ebola Orphans in Bong County,Liberia
Help Educate Ebola Orphans in Bong County,Liberia
Help Educate Ebola Orphans in Bong County,Liberia
Help Educate Ebola Orphans in Bong County,Liberia


Junior is an Ebola Survival who lives with his siblings in an apartment rented by our organization In Gbarnga, Bong County Liberia, with a with a caretaker. The Ebola Epidemic that broke out in Liberia in 2014 killed Junior's parents at the ETU Bong County central Liberia. Junior his parents were taken to the ETU as one of the first groups that were affected by the pandemic in 2014 in the village of Knuckles Farm near Suakoko. Junior survived with his Siblings Mary, Martha, Jonah and Tina.

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They were living with their uncle called James in Totota who an Ebola survival is also. Mary at the age of 15 left his uncle home to an unknown place, Martha also died in 2016 by a snake bite, Junior currently survives with his bother Jonah and Tina, they are attend the St. Martin Catholic High School. We are also support two of James children Peter and Princess at the Lutheran High School. I got to know Junior's story through Christiana an America who read Junior story from the New York Times.


Donations will help aid organizations to support these orphaned children to have a future and brings Junior educational dream to life. As Christiana wrote to me, "Thank you for the wonderful work you are doing as part of VAAFD. I found your organization recently after reading an article by the New York Times reporter, Sheri Fink, about the Ebola outbreak, Junior 8 years old.

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Our continued efforts in human development, protection, Junior hopes one day to attend school. I have been in touch with the reporter, Ms. Fink, about the possibility of funding Junior's schooling. Junior's parents both died of Ebola, and he now lives with his aunt and uncle in the village of Knuckles Farm near Suakoko, LIberia. I am wondering if you have any advice about how I might support Junior's schooling.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


Organization Information

Vision Awake Africa for Development

Location: 1001 Monrovia 10, NA - Liberia
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @vaafd
Project Leader:
Karrus J. Hayes
1001 Monrovia 10 , NA Liberia
$2,450 raised of $95,000 goal
43 donations
$92,550 to go
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