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£405raised of £4,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £405 to provide solar panels for sustainable electricity at the Ebert Kakua School for Deaf children in Bo (Sierra Leone).

    Bo, Sierra Leone
    Funded on Monday, 26th November 2018

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    Story

    Deaf people are the most marginalised group of people in Sierra Leone. Before Ebert Kakua School for Deaf Children was setup, there was hardly any provision for deaf children in this part of the world. The school was set up by two missionaries for the United Methodist Church - Patricia and Walters Ebert - as they visited Sierra Leone. After initial fundraising the school was built and opened Ebert Kakua School for Deaf children in Bo, in 2003.

    The school is now run by Rev. Sylvester Bob Deen, who was born in Kakua Chiefdom in eastern Sierra Leone. We have a connection with Sylvester through Moussa Conteh, who was also from Kakua. Moussa worked for Christian Aid in Sierra Leone and England and became an MP on his return to Sierra Leone in 2001. He spent his life trying to make the world a better place, and died in 2009. Moussa and Sylvester worked together on many projects in Bo and in Kakua between 2001 and 2009.

    We have visited the School for the deaf several times, most recently in 2017, when these pictures were taken.

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      11

      • Ishrat Ishtiaq

        Ishrat Ishtiaq

        Oct 4, 2018

        We are pleased to support such a worthy cause

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 21, 2018

      • anon

        anon

        Aug 20, 2018

        Hope you manage to make it happen !

        £50.00

      • roy Hughes

        roy Hughes

        Aug 9, 2018

        This is the best sort of practical support-splendid

      • Bob Rayner

        Bob Rayner

        Aug 7, 2018

        Good luck with your target.

        £10.00

      • Diane Darwin

        Diane Darwin

        Aug 4, 2018

        Sounds like a very worthwhile cause.

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 1, 2018

        £20.00

      Great people make things happen

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      Create you own page and donʼt let that cause go unfunded!

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      Jean Conteh

      Jean Conteh

      Bo, Sierra Leone

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