We are a nonprofit organization that revitalizes Sierra Leonean communities, empowers children and improves socioeconomic conditions for families, communities, and future generations.
Through opportunities that only an education can provide, we strive to break the cycle of poverty, one school at a time, by training teachers at intensive summer institutes.
Based in Seattle, Schools for Salone has a proven track record of working with Sierra Leoneans as they rebuild schools destroyed during a ten-year civil war. Once funds are raised, new schools are built in three months.
Photo by Liam Flaherty The 2014 Schools for Salone Calendars are here! Now is your chance to order your very own 2014 Schools for Salone calendars, featuring photos from across Sierra Leone. The photos collected in the calendar were taken by Peace Corps Volunteers who served after the war represent Mama Salone through the eyes […]
Oct. 24, 2013 | UPDATE: EMG’s “Steps for Schools” raises $10,200 toward Gbumbeh Primary After 31 days, 7,500 steps per day per person, and 230,000 steps in total, the EMG Steps for Schools campaign ended October 21, 2013, with a grand total of €7500 (approx. $10,200.00) toward the construction of a new Gbumbeh Primary School. There […]
The 3rd Annual Seattle Anniversary Dinner for Schools for Salone is coming up on October 26th! Please join us to celebrate the past year of our work to support education in Sierra Leone. We would love to have you with us for our dinner gala, hosted by Margaret Larson from KING 5 TV as […]
Change Making Change Fund, (CMC) a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children around the world through the collection of pocket change, has selected Schools for Salone as the recipient of non-designated donations in August.