We're making a difference with your help

Improving education in Sierra Leone through responsible, sustainable, nonprofit partnerships

We build schools

We are a nonprofit organization that revitalizes Sierra Leonean communities, empowers children and improves socioeconomic conditions for families, communities, and future generations.

We train teachers

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.

We work as partners

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.

You can help build a school or support a child today!

Our 2015 calendar is HERE!!

Our 2015 Schools for Salone calendar is ready! We are now taking orders for our beautiful, newly designed 2015 calendar, featuring photos from across Sierra Leone. The photos collected in the calendar were taken by Peace Corps Volunteers who served before and after the war and represent Mama Salone through the eyes of those who […]

Helping to Stop Ebola

The Ebola crisis has halted all school education activities and all community-assistance organizations are needed contribute to the local and national efforts to address the Ebola crisis. We, therefore, believe it is consistent with our mission and purpose to engage appropriately in community-based assistance as part of the national effort.  As a first step we have allocated […]

Bags of RICE needed!

We’ve just sent money to purchase 50 bags of rice for our student and teacher families. More is needed during this desperate time. Please buy one $40 bag of rice today Buy a bag of rice today

We are supporting infection control trainings on the front lines in Sierra Leone

Schools for Salone is working with Dr Dan Kelly and his team in Sierra Leone to provide infection control training on the front lines. Please join us to help support these important efforts to educate and STOP Ebola in Sierra Leone! Photo by Wellbody Alliance.