Category: Ebola in Africa

Update from Ebola orphan, Geraldine

Your ongoing support has made an impact on children who lost their parents to Ebola.   One of the lives you have impacted is Geraldine’s who is now in her third year of college thanks to the ongoing support she has received.  She tells us about her story in this video Hi, my name is Geraldine, I

Bed Nets are Protecting Future Leaders from Malaria

Your continued support is greatly appreciated in providing long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) to families and individuals in Freetown.  Because of the bed nets they received, children like Esther and Valentine pictured here can now focus on their education and futures and not on malaria. Valentine is in his second year of Junior Secondary School.  Valentine

Bed Nets are Protecting Future Leaders from Malaria

Your continued support is greatly appreciated in providing long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) to families and individuals in Freetown.  Because of the bed nets they received, children like Esther and Valentine pictured here can now focus on their education and futures and not on malaria. Valentine is in his second year of Junior Secondary School.  Valentine

BLIS Students Enjoy Field Trips

We greatly appreciate your continued support that is making a difference for students in Cameroon at the Bitame Lucia International School (BLIS). Thanks to your ongoing support several classes got to enjoy field trips these past few weeks.   The class 3 pupils got to visit ECO PARK Yaounde where they had a tour in the zoo

Successful Screening of New Leaders Completed

We have just completed screening for the 2020 Young Leaders Mentoring Program. As part of this process, we interviewed a large pool of applicants with the goal of selecting 50 students. These 50 students will be trained as Change Champions, Leaders and Peer Mentors across the 10 public high schools we have adopted this year. The

Happy Holidays from ABA Senegal! (plus some news)

Thank you for your continued support that is making an impact for Autism therapy in Senegal.  Below is a field update from the Dakar Team.  Dear followers, Best wishes to all and happy holidays to all from ABA Senegal!    During the holiday vacation, our students had two weeks off from school (per the French

Flood Affected Siblings Get Extra Educational Support

Your on-going support is greatly appreciated and continues to bring hope and normalcy to flood victims in Freetown.   Many families in Sierra Leone were displaced due to the flooding and mudslide disaster that took place in August of 2017, including the Dumbuya family who lost everything in the flood.   Thanks to your ongoing support, the

Vocational Training is Making a Difference for Adama

Thanks to your ongoing support multiple vocational trainees, like Adama, are getting the training they need to empower themselves and become self-reliant.  Adama is a current vocational trainee and expresses her gratitude for the opportunity to receive this training. She had been in school when she became pregnant and had to drop out of school. After

Future Liberian Leaders in School

Your support is helping underprivileged children in Liberia stay in school, effectively learn, and get a decent education. By upgrading the quality of education offered in schools, we are helping to transform communities and the entire nation. Investing in children’s education is critical for a nation’s development. One of the students your support is helping in