2014 Reports

2014 was a busy and full year for us, made more complicated and challenging because of the devastation spread throughout Sierra Leone by Ebola. We are grateful for the generous support we have received and feel incredibly responsible to use these funds efficiently, effectively and wisely. Below are links to Schools for Salone 2014 Annual Report and our Sierra [...]

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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 [...]

By | 2014-10-11T07:25:28+00:00 October 11th, 2014|events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our 2015 calendar is HERE!!

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.  

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Gbumbeh Primary School is finished!

In the midst of the most horrific ebola outbreak ever, our team in Sierra Leone has successfully completed our 16th primary school in the village of Gbumbeh north of Bo, about a mile off the Bo-Yele Road from Dambala. Kei Kamara visited the village in May 2014 prior to the start of construction. By mid-August, [...]

By | 2014-09-01T08:35:40+00:00 September 1st, 2014|news|Comments Off on Gbumbeh Primary School is finished!

Supporting Community Radio in Bo and Eastern Sierra Leone

We are working to support community radio in Sierra Leone during this Ebola crisis. Community radio is one of the most effective ways to disseminate up to date and correct information about the outbreak and health education efforts. We are proud to be working with Kiss 104 Bo, SLBC Bo and Radio Moa 105.5 FM [...]

By | 2014-08-31T08:43:06+00:00 August 31st, 2014|news|Comments Off on Supporting Community Radio in Bo and Eastern Sierra Leone

So proud of our team in Sierra Leone!

Our team on the ground in Sierra Leone is working hard to provide added support to vulnerable families, including those of our teachers and students. 40 bags of rice have been delivered in the north and they are working to do the same in the south. $50 buys a bag of rice for a family. [...]

By | 2014-08-30T09:22:37+00:00 August 30th, 2014|news|Comments Off on So proud of our team in Sierra Leone!

Solar comes to Sembehun Primary School

Thanks to help from the Columbia River Peace Corps Association, we were able to install a solar power system at our school in Sembehun in early August! Even before we notified the village, they had made arrangements to hire the recently retired headmaster to hold evening literacy classes.

By | 2014-08-12T18:31:12+00:00 August 12th, 2014|events, news|Comments Off on Solar comes to Sembehun Primary School

Ebola Update

As the Ebola crisis continues to escalate, we here at SfS continue to be in close contact with our team on the ground in Sierra Leone. To date, there are no reported cases in any of the villages where we work. Thanks to our recent appeal, we have raised about $3000 which is being used [...]

By | 2014-08-11T18:14:36+00:00 August 11th, 2014|news|Comments Off on Ebola Update