Western Africa has been in the spotlight for months with the outbreak of Ebola. Samuel Menyongar has been in the United States since July and is eagerly awaiting the all-clear from the airlines to return home. Samuel had opportunity to speak on many occasions in different states during this visit. Large donations were given to […]
Samuel Menyongar from Sierra Leone was welcomed at Alice Buffett Magnet Middle School, speaking to 7th & 8thgraders about being a refugee, living through 3 wars, and about the current Ebola crisis. Also click here to see his KETV interview.
Please see this very informative update on the Ebola situation in Sierra Leone and Liberia. The linked Word document contains recent information and pictures from inside the two countries. Click here. Additionally, Samuel Menyongar will be in Omaha for two weeks, beginning on Oct. 14. He is unable to return to Sierra Leone at the moment, due […]
Ebola outbreak: ‘Thousands of orphans shunned’ Click here for the BBC article. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29424919
Much has happened at Newton including… This widow’s former husband had been the chairman in Newton Amputee Community. Everyone highly esteemed him. He truly served the people. The children’s home (orphanage) has been named after him. It was our honor to help her with a bag of rice. The children’s home welcomed five new children. […]
There is a food shortage in Sierra Leone due to Ebola. Anyone wishing to give can do so easily via Paypal at www.touchthenations.com/donate. Samuel Menyongar and his team will distribute rice, as well as buckets for washing hands, chlorine, gloves and hand sanitizer.
Benches and desks were donated and are going to good use. See the photos!
The medical clinic at Kondie opened on Monday April 14th and started full scale operations. The clinic is operated by a Community Health Officer (CHO), a male nurse and two female nurses. The clinic runs within the hours of 8:00am to 8:00pm with two shifts. Over 37 patients were initially treated with sicknesses that included […]
The Newton Orphanage, which will house a new group of children in Sierra Leone, is nearing completion. All the metal security doors have now been properly installed, and we are now finishing up the final details such as ceilings; paint; purchase of furniture and bedding; plumbing, septic tanks, and rest rooms; and electrical. We have […]
Touch the Nations works closely with Samuel and Mariama Menyongar to support the Kondie Farm School. Here are some pictures of their recent graduation ceremony: Congratulations to all of the children and young people who graduated!