July Reproductive Health Education

From July 16th through July 29th, Juliet and Mannah visited our schools in the South, North, and Western Areas to conduct reproductive health and safety education. The classes were very interactive, and the girls were far more confident about facing the challenges of puberty and menstruation than they were before our first reproductive health [...]

By | 2017-09-05T14:08:42+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Uman Talks, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New School Opening Ceremonies

On our trip, we held official opening ceremonies for three schools: Gbumbeh, Bendu, and Walihun. Our team constructed the schools in Gbumbeh and Bendu during the height of the Ebola crisis. Because large gatherings were prohibited to prevent the spread of the disease, these villages were unable to hold official opening ceremonies until this [...]

By | 2017-07-26T10:32:23+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Menstruation Kit Production Officially Launched!

The kit production element of our Uman Talk program was officially launched on June 30, 2017! Juliet and our two tailors completed their first 100 kits, which were on display at the June 30th opening ceremony. The turnout at the ceremony was incredible, with male and female leaders in attendance to show their support [...]

By | 2017-07-25T09:18:01+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Uman Talks, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sulehun Construction has Begun!

Sulehun construction has begun! The village of Sulehun has been patiently waiting for a school for 3 years, and now it is becoming a reality! Our team participated in a ground-breaking ceremony in early May to build a 4-classroom school. Many thanks to Larry Snyder, who has dedicated so much time and energy to [...]

By | 2017-07-20T14:35:48+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Keep Kids in Schools, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

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!!