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Schools in Sierra Leone

With Bethesda Orphanage and the new Medical Centre now established, the Sierra Leone Mission believe the time is right to start focusing on the needs of our schools in Sierra Leone. During Janet O'Shea's trip earlier this year, every school she visited reported rising pupil numbers, resulting from many people migrating from Freetown to the surrounding areas.

The first project will be to send funding for six buildings to be roofed. It is important to secure and protect these buildings from weather conditions as soon as possible, bearing in mind that the rainy season starts in May. 

A decision has also been made to build a new school in Tombo. The village's current school has over 200 children squeezed into a single building that is not fit for purpose. Action will be taken to try to raise funds for this project, and all prayers will be welcome.

Magnus has also requested prayer for our school at Kabala. The present school building is owned by a Muslim who has become increasingly anti-Christian, to the extent that he issued an eviction notice. Following prayer, Magnus attended a meeting at Kabala with the local Imam and Village Chief to discuss the issue, and found that God had gone before him! A decision was made at the meeting for the school to continue to use the building until the end of the academic year.

Folk from Kabala have now begun making bricks in order to build a new school on land that the village have given to The Connexion. This new school building will also be one of the recipients of roof funds allocated by the Sierra Leone Mission. 

We will keep you updated with progress made on improving our schools in Sierra Leone and, as always, are hugely grateful for your prayers and support.

(The picture shows children from the school in Kabala)

Making Donations to the Sierra Leone Mission

If you would like to make a donation, to help SLM's work in Sierra Leone, just click on the Donations button, located at the top of each website page. Please also state if you would like your donation to go towards a particular project.

Alternatively donate by Bank Transfer:

Barclays Bank

Sort code: 20-16-08, Account number: 30799076, Account name: Sierra Leone Mission 

(NB We are very grateful to receive anonymous donations, but when making a bank transfer donation, the donor's name is needed for auditing purposes. Please be assured this information will remain private.)

Or send a cheque to:

Sierra Leone Mission. Postal address: Janet Foord, 2 Cheyne Close, Church Milton, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 2SQ