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Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone

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Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone
Helping Abused Girls, Sierra Leone

Dear Donors, Families, Friends and Supporters:

We are happy to give you our Report for this month.

1.     COVID19 affected Sierra Leone as it has affected every nation in the World specially in Bo area, where we have our principal Shelter for Abused Girls. What our Team in Bo used was the best practices they used during the Ebola crisis, to break the chain of transmission. And, it has worked, and we continue to hope that it continues to work!

We provided trainings to help educate the comunities using the prosocial approach and included  the kids in Sierra Leone. We followed closely the recommendations of the U.S. CDC as well as WHO recommendations to counter the transmissions and effects of this virus. What we learned from the Ebola crisis was an immense training and help in our fight in combatting this virus.

2.     Commit+Act restated our commitment against Racial Violence, Racial Injustices and Police Brutality. Our Statement and our Mission speak to our fundamental principle that our works speak to our actions. As Ghandi once proclaimed: "My Life in my Message". Our stand is unequivocal and firm: racial violence, racial injustice and police brutality has no place in our world and in our work.

3.     We are working on our WEBINAR series that will feature professionals in the prosocial and ACT world. THe WEBINAR will also serve as a fundraiser vehicle.

4.     We are also working on creating a new version of our own website that reflects our work in the world.

We continue with great energy, great hope and sustained gratitude at the help and support we have recieved and continue to receive from Donors, Supporters, Families and Friends, like you.

In gratitude,

Jennifer Nardozzi, PsyD

Board Member and US Representative

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Dear Donors, Colleagues, Family and Friends:

 

We are pleased to let you know that our Sierra Leone Director, Ms. Hannah Bockarie was invited to the Leadership Conference in Ghana, where she made an impression on the participants with her report on the Shelter for Abused Girls in Sierra Leone.

Ms. Bockarie is giving the keynote address at the forthcoming ACBS World Conference which will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana July 14-19, 2020. It is a great honor to be asked to give the keynote address. In addition, we have applied to speak on Leadership at ACBS, on social enterprise being developed in Sierra Leone.

We will share with you on our next report all the good things that will take place at the ACBS World Conference in July.

We thank you for your continued support of our project.

In appreciation,

Jennifer Nardozzi, PsyD

US Representative and Board Member 

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To all our Friends, Family, Donors, Colleagues and Supporters:

We are thankful to have had good friends, family members, colleagues and specially, our Donors, who have continued to give us support and help in our activities in helping our Shelter for Abused Girls in Sierra Leone.

Because of your faith and confidence in our program, we have been able to move forward.

        *   We are updating our website: both homepages for the United States and Germany.

        *   Our Germany office offers a QuickBooks training to our accounting staff member        Lamlin, on the recommendation of Uwe, our most efficient, capable and highly valuable staff member.

         *   We are revitalizing our list of recurring donors with the view of getting them more involved in what we are doing in Sierra Leone. We are processing methods of making donation easier to do by working with PayPal and help with our fund-raising projects.

We have taken more than the first step in our "Journey of a Thousand Miles" - the beneficiaries have been the many girls who have come through our Shelter for aid, protection, education and the hope of a better future - and we CONTINUE ON with the help of ALL of you.

In gratitude,

 

Jennifer Nardozzi, PsyD

Board Member and U.S. Representative

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To our friends, family, donors, colleagues and everyone:

Greetings and our best wishes to all for your help and devotion to commit + act, which supports the Shelter for Abuse Girls in Sierra Leone.

Our goals for 2019 include raising funds to support our girls' shelter throughout 2019 and provide trainings locally in Sierra Leone.

We have installed the solar panels, so our girls have fresh air and comforts they need every day.

We want to buy farming equipment such as seeds, gardening tools, cassava grater and refrigerators.

Multiply ACT, PROSOCIAL and DARE workshops in other districts in Sierra Leone.

We need $20,000 to reach our goals this year. Our vision is that in the face of all circumstances, people choose to create and live wwtheir lives according to their values and empower others to do the same. So far, our experience has shown us that through our generous donors and our committed actions, we can make a difference.

Thank you from all of us for your donation, help and commitment - we are most grateful for all of you.

In gratitude,

 

Jennifer Nardozzi, PsyD

US Chapter Representative

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Dear Donors, Friends, Family and Contributors:

 

Since our last report, we would like to show you what your generous contribution and friendship has given to commit+act's Shelter for Abused Girls in Bo, Sierra Leone.

It has given us:    

 

                       A Water Tower that give the Shelter residents and volunteers and staff, safe, clean water.

                       Solar Panels - that makes life cool in the summer and warm in the winter months.

                       Cook house with space for storage - where we can save food instead of having to dispose of them for 

                       spoilage as there was truly no space to store them.

                       Reliable Vehicle which allows us to transport girls who have no means of reachig the Shelter and,

                       allows us to bring them a few minutes of relaxation and a change of pace at a local beach.

                       Vegetable Garden, which give the residents nutritious and healthy food.

Our future goals incllude building a playground for the children born out of a traumatic beginning, and for the mothers, who are still at the youthful age that they could share in the joys of childhood; a bigger shelter so we could house more abused girls.

We bring these abused girls hope for a different kind of future life, counseling to help them overcome their traumatic experience, and we can provide medical attention and examination.

Your generosity and friendship have given us the tools with which to continue the good work and to save an abused girl.

We hope and pray for your continued support and friendship.

In gratitude,

 

Dr. Jen

Jennifer Nardozzi, PsyD

Board Member and USA Representative 

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Location: 63739 Aschaffenburg - Germany
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Twitter: @commitandact
Project Leader:
Jennifer Nardozzi
Miami, Florida United States
$29,652 raised of $50,000 goal
 
771 donations
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