We had a hugely successful year at Touch the Nations. We are grateful to all who made this possible in 2011: You helped us send a forty-foot shipping container of donations for all 6,000 amputees across several camps in Sierra Leone (Ship Hope to Africa) Your generosity allowed us to build a new building for the […]
Samuel and Mariama were welcomed by Willa Cather students who assisted in Ship Hope, and featured on the school’s website. “Last year the Cather Elementary Core and Traditional second graders headed up a donation collecting campaign for the country of Sierra Leone to be a part of “Ship Hope to Africa” taking place across the […]
Come Hear Samuel & Mariama Menyongar from Sierra Leone! Ship Hope to Africa, our 40 ft. container, reached the 6000 amputees in Sierra Leone. Come meet the people who ‘made Ship Hope happen’ on the other side of the world. See video footage of the distribution, which the government televised nationally. Events open to the […]
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.
From “OPS News”, April 2011: OPS Students “Ship Hope to Africa” At least 6,000 articles of clothing and 6,000 pairs of shoes. That’s the goal Katja Starkey set when she began collecting items for the “Ship Hope to Africa” project, which aids the thousands of amputees and war-wounded in Sierra Leone, Africa. Starkey is a […]
The last few months have been incredibly busy preparing and shipping the container to Sierra Leone. Thanks to everyone who donated and helped. You can view more details on the Facebook pages here and here.