Mamboma Library officially open!

This library was just a dream when Cindy was in Mamboma in October. Many thanks to a long time friend of Schools for Salone who wanted to make this library a dream come true. This "study house" will serve two primary schools and one junior secondary school in the area, over 700 students. The library [...]

By | 2017-04-19T07:29:59+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Improve Education|Comments Off on Mamboma Library officially open!

Keeping Girls in School!

We are excited to announce that Schools for Salone's Uman Talk Program is being awarded a $60,000 grant from the US Embassy Sierra Leone!!! This grant will be used to expand our reproductive health education programs and establish a project to make sustainable, reuseable menstruation kits in Sierra Leone. We are honored and thrilled to [...]

By | 2017-04-14T17:07:47+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Uman Talks|Comments Off on Keeping Girls in School!

Quality Education Through Partnerships!

We are excited to be partnering with The Learning Foundation, PEN-SL and The Sierra Leone Book Trust to improve quality education in our schools! In December 2015, at the end of ebola, we began literacy workshops and library skills training for all our schools. The response from our teachers has been overwhelming! During our country [...]

By | 2017-04-19T08:34:11+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Improve Education|Comments Off on Quality Education Through Partnerships!

Kei Kamara/Mike Lahoud Education for All School

Kei Kamara (NE Revolution) and Mike Lahoud (Miami FC), two professional soccer players born in Sierra Leone, joined forces to build the Kei Kamara/Mike Lahoud Education for All Primary School. This school provides access to disadvantaged children in Allen Town, East End Freetown. Groundbreaking began in May 2015 and classes began on September 7, [...]

By | 2017-04-19T08:45:36+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Keep Kids in Schools|Comments Off on Kei Kamara/Mike Lahoud Education for All School

Critical Water and Sanitation improvements to all our schools!

We are making sure all our schools have proper sanitation and clean water. This is critical in preventing many of the diseases in Sierra Leone. To do this, we are upgrading the latrine facilities at all our schools and installing rainwater collection handwashing stations. Education is inextricably linked to health. One cannot have one [...]

By | 2017-04-19T08:46:54+00:00 May 22nd, 2016|Keep Kids in Schools|Comments Off on Critical Water and Sanitation improvements to all our schools!

Conservation Education

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 [...]

By | 2017-04-19T08:47:41+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Keep Kids in Schools|Comments Off on Conservation Education

Gbumbeh Primary School is completed – and gets Solar!

Gbumbeh Primary School! is finally complete! A far cry for the original school we found in the village. Cindy visited Gbumbeh Primary School on October 9, 2015, seeing the new school for the first time. The school is the pride and joy of this village. It was chosen as a workshop site for teachers [...]

By | 2017-04-19T10:31:45+00:00 August 10th, 2015|Improve Education|Comments Off on Gbumbeh Primary School is completed – and gets Solar!

A school for Kalia!

Kalia, a small village in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone, was devastated during the Ebola crisis. Thirty-five people died, leaving 52 orphaned children. Thanks to generous support from the Schultz Family Foundation, we are helping the village to move forward. During the height of the outbreak, the entire village was quarantined, resulting in the [...]

By | 2017-04-14T17:15:25+00:00 April 25th, 2015|Keep Kids in Schools|Comments Off on A school for Kalia!

Schools Reopen April 14, 2015!

  The Ebola crisis has subsided, allowing classes to resume on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. While many parents were still reluctant to send their children back to school, we hope that the classrooms will be filled again to overflowing soon. In preparation, our team in Sierra Leone made repairs to several of our schools: Sembehun, [...]

By | 2017-01-11T01:10:12+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|Improve Education|Comments Off on Schools Reopen April 14, 2015!