A new orphanage is being constructed in Sierra Leone. Here are the names of some of the children that will live at the orphanage: 1. Isatu Trawally 2. Mohamed koroma 3. Abu Sesay 4. Sajor Musa 5. Mouray koroma 6.Mohamed Whyy 7. Alpha Conteh 8. Sarah Turay 9. Isatu Tarawally 10. Hannah Kargbo 11. Morie […]
Samuel Menyongar and his wife started a school in Sierra Leone. We would like to build a ‘tin roof school’ rather than the current ‘stick school’ before the fall classes start. The total cost will be $1500.00. This includes 10 bundles zinc, 10 dozen sticks, nails, transportation of materials and workmanship. Hit the ‘donate’ button […]
Samuel Menyongar and his wife Mariama are planning to be in Omaha in September. They distributed Ship Hope donations to the amputees in Sierra Leone. We are organizing their speaking schedule. Details TBA. If you don’t get our monthly email updates and want to, send me your email address.
It is thrilling to hear that Ship Hope to Africa has cleared the port in Sierra Leone and distribution has begun in several camps. In a message from Samuel Menyongar: We have distributed clothing, shoes, handbags, belts, socks, etc., in Newton amputee camp to 220 family heads and dependents, Benguema amputee camp to 75 family […]
Arnold, one of the Bwiza boys in Burundi, is home after 2 weeks in the hospital. He had malaria and typhoid. Very scary. Glad he’s able to take the meds at home now.
Ship Hope to Africa, our 40 foot container of donated items for 6,000 amputees, has reached Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, for transloading. The new estimated date of arrival is June 9, rather than the 16th.
This fall, we hope to have a race and a fun run to raise support for continued construction at the ‘mini-Boystown’ in Burundi. We are looking for a coordinator and volunteers to organize “Racing for Africa 2011”. Please contact us if interested. The next step at the ‘mini-Boystown’ will be to complete the inside of […]
Ship Hope to Africa was loaded in Omaha, NE, on April 15, went by truck to Kansas City, went by rail to Norfolk, VA, and hit the sea on April 27. She is expected to reach Freetown on June 16.