Help Provide Disaster Relief From Storm Damage

by Develop Africa, Inc.
Nov 4, 2013

A Welcome and Immediate Relief!


As previously reported, an unfortunate storm disaster took place in Freetown in May this year.  This storm affected many homes in the Wellington municipality.  Many trees were uprooted and roof tops of houses were blown away or raised. Over one hundred and fifty houses were affected.  More than 30 children attending Door of Hope After-School Lessons were affected.  

Thanks to your support, we were able to provide financial assistance to the families of 19 children.  The photos in this report show some of the children in our program that benefitted from the funds we provided.

The storm disaster caused some families to move to a different house / location.  Money distributed was
used to fix the roofs and other part of the buildings that were affected. For some families money provided was used to secure new rental houses.  Some funds also went toward clean-up efforts – clearing debris, fallen trees etc.

The support YOU helped to provide was a welcome and immediate relief – helping to restore normalcy and relief to several families.  THANK YOU for your support that enabled us to provide this vital aid in time of need.  Many of them would have suffered a serious setback without YOUR support!  

Your support brought a ray of hope and encouragement to the families. They were delighted to receive the crucial assistance and asked us to convey their deep gratitude to YOU.  Thanks so much for your on-going support!


About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Develop Africa, Inc.

Location: Johnson City, Tennessee - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Sylvester Renner
President, Develop Africa
Johnson City, Tennessee United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?

Support another project run by Develop Africa, Inc. that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.