2014 SfS Calendars Now Available

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 [...]

By | 2013-09-06T08:26:38+00:00 September 6th, 2013|events, news|Comments Off on 2014 SfS Calendars Now Available

EMG Steps for Schools Raising Money for Gbumbeh Primary

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 [...]

By | 2013-08-22T06:59:09+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|events, news|Comments Off on EMG Steps for Schools Raising Money for Gbumbeh Primary

Schools for Salone 3rd Annual Seattle Anniversary Dinner

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 [...]

By | 2013-08-13T08:35:46+00:00 August 13th, 2013|events, news|Comments Off on Schools for Salone 3rd Annual Seattle Anniversary Dinner

Change Making Change Donations to Help SfS in August

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.   […]

By | 2013-07-26T12:08:14+00:00 July 26th, 2013|events, news|Comments Off on Change Making Change Donations to Help SfS in August

Michael Lahoud wants your help

Photo by Aimee Cicero [thermometer raised=7500 target=55000 height=200 align=left]Philadelphia Union midfielder and soccer star Michael Lahoud was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He escaped the devastating civil war when he was six years old, moving to the United States to be with his mother, and he still has strong ties to his home country. [...]

By | 2013-02-03T08:30:59+00:00 February 3rd, 2013|events, news|Comments Off on Michael Lahoud wants your help

Help Bill Hamid build a school

Bill Hamid said hello to Schools for Salone Executive Director Cindy Nofziger and her son Michael after a game with D.C. United.   [thermometer raised=5000 target=55000 height=200 align=left]   Bill Hamid, goalie for Major League Soccer's D.C. United team, is helping to raise funds for a school in Sierra Leone. A native of [...]

By | 2013-02-03T08:14:50+00:00 February 3rd, 2013|events, news, Schools|Comments Off on Help Bill Hamid build a school

Help Kei build a school in Sierra Leone

To donate within the U.S., please click here: To donate outside of the U.S., please click here:   [thermometer raised=18000 target=75000 height=200 align=left] Kei Kamara's life reads like an exciting novel. Born in West Africa. Survivor of the tragic Blood Diamonds war in Sierra Leone. War Refugee. Escapes to the United States to rejoin his mother. [...]

By | 2013-01-03T04:24:12+00:00 January 3rd, 2013|events, news|0 Comments

Check out our Student Sponsorship Program

    Once our schools are built, many of the students still need your help. Primary education in Sierra Leone is "free," but the costs for purchasing uniforms, shoes, and school supplies can prevent families from being able to send their children to school.  More than 30% of children at the primary education level are [...]

By | 2012-12-03T09:48:13+00:00 December 3rd, 2012|news|Comments Off on Check out our Student Sponsorship Program