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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!

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!

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!

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 [...]

By | 2015-03-22T12:34:46+00:00 March 22nd, 2015|news|Comments Off on 2014 Reports

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!!