Hope Sakuma's 2018 team - six Sanda Magbolontor villages working in five groups - each receive their reward from last years groundnut harvest, a huge and well-deserved half the harvest! Five bushel of groundnut for each of the six villages - Manays, Massilah, RoGbin, RoGbaran, RoYeima and RoRate - to do with as they wish, to plant, eat or sell. Reward not just for five groups but for the six villages, more than our 30% agreement- a fair share in recognition of these farmers h
A happy independence day to Sierra Leone, a most wonderful happy birthday Mama Salone, a rousing rendition of the national anthem, a heart-felt pledge of allegiance, three cheers and much whooping what's not to love? Please join the kids enjoying themselves this special day! FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Follow our journey bringing hope to vulnerable children in Sierra Leone - please ❤ and share to raise awareness for children with disabilities and Ebola’s Generation.
The kids celebrate Mother Earth Day cleaning up Hamilton beach. Gloves and bin bags at the ready the kids soon got down to the job in hand litter-picking to make the beach clean plastic-free for everyone to enjoy and to prevent plastics entering the Ocean. And what a haul of plastic the kids collected - great job guys! 20 seconds of beach-cleaning action, a brief plea from Miss Dee to stop plastic pollution from entering the ocean, a joyous Happy Earth day and a surprise Happ
A tender moment shared with Madam Melrose and baby Rose this Eastertide, as Uncle Williams brings some new outfits for the kids living with a disability at Mahanaim interim care centre thanks to donations from Aunty Sasha and Aunty Paula and Aunty Marenka's foundation Heart for Humanity. The kids are full of joy to see Uncle Williams again and Madam Melrose is also happy to report that Mahanaim House also received four x 50 Kilo bags of rice from the Ministry of Social Welfar
Uncle Williams drops off some nutritious kontri rice just in time for Eastertide direct from Hope Sakuma, our sustainable farm and catches up with Noel and Colt who are both doing well in school. Our kinship fostering programme focuses on supporting kids, who've lost a mum or dad or both parents, to live with a family member. Effie and Alfie used to live with us at Mama Mayila's Cradle our interim care centre but resettled with their grandma in 2016. Checks last autumn revea
It's a case of tongues out for Easter - thanks Miss Sierra - as the kids celebrate the end of the spring term at Rising Academy where they receive a quality education, learning great values and a modern curriculum to equip them with the skills they need to prosper in Sierra Leone when they've grown up! FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Follow our journey bringing hope to vulnerable children in Sierra Leone - please ❤ and share to raise awareness for Ebola’s Generation and children living w
Hope Saumka's first Advisory Board meeting saw more than 40 Chair Ladies, chairmen and coordinators from 19 of our 20 village farmer associations from across Sanda Magbolontor chiefdom gather under the Mango tree to chose their Executive Board and receive their certificates from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security and Karene District Council. A big thank you to Society 4 Climate Change Communications on-hand to witness the meet with Mr Alfred Fornah kindly
A ram-packed Manays village saw more than 40 Chair Ladies and chairmen from 20 village farmer associations from across Sanda Magbolontor chiefdom gather under the Mango tree for their first Advisory Board meet to raise any concerns and challenges, discuss the 2018 financial report and some unaccounted for expenditure. A big thank you to Society 4 Climate Change Communications on-hand to witness the meet with Mr Alfred Fornah kindly aiding translation and Mr Vidal Sesay behind