March Library Training

In March, some of our teachers had the opportunity to participate in a 2-day training sponsored by Schools for Salone, The Learning Foundation Sierra Leone, and the Reading Initiative Salone. The training was facilitated by professors of Library Studies at the University of Sierra Leone. Upon successful completion of the training, each teacher received [...]

By | 2017-04-19T07:24:44+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Improve Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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!

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!

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!

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!

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.  

By | 2017-01-11T01:13:00+00:00 September 6th, 2014|Improve Education, news|Comments Off on We are supporting infection control trainings on the front lines in Sierra Leone