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.
Every girl in Sierra Leone deserves education, safety, and dignity. We are excited about partnering with Days for Girls, a Pacific Northwest organization that makes sustainable, durable menstruation kits for girls! Imagine not having access to the feminine hygiene supplies we take for granted as well as privacy, clean water and soap ? Our goal is to […]
Moseilelo School Construction Project: Conservation Education Schools for Salone is excited to partner with Tacugama, a chimpanzee sanctuary in the Western Area Peninsula National Park in Sierra Leone. Tacugama was established in 1995 to enforce the law and rehabilitate confiscated, orphaned and abandoned chimpanzees with the aim to release back them into their natural habitat. Sierra Leone […]
Classes started Monday September 7. Headmistress Mamusu asked us if she could start classes even thought our team was still putting the finishing touches on the school. We said, “YES!!!” Everyday that week, parents brought their children to register to attend school. By Friday, September 11, 2015, fifty-six students were officially enrolled in the Kei […]