$1 donated in America is $1 to projects in Sierra Leone. 100% of what you donate goes directly to projects on the ground in Sierra Leone as well as associated human capital costs and salary. 100% of your donation is pumped into the local economy
Bumpeh Academy School Construction
$712 of $50,000 raised
Our biggest project, our most important project. School construction has been ongoing since Bumpeh Academy was founded. We have assisted the school authority in making sure that improvements are made with locally sourced and durable materials, while employing local contractors and local labor. In addition, all construction and project management is overseen by our local team, ensuring continual capacity-building and opportunities are distributed locally across several different levels.
How your donation helps:
a) $5- A can of blue, white or green oil paint
b) $10- A bag of cement
c) $20- A student’s desk
d) $50- A blackboard
e) $100- A steel door for a classroom
f) $200- A bundle of zinc paneling for roofing
g) $500- A shared laptop for faculty use
h) $1000- One ton of iron rods for walls and roofing
The Rashid Conteh Memorial Scholarship for Bumpeh Academy students
$90 of $9,600 raised
A selection committee comprising the Bumpeh Academy Principal, Vice Principal, school treasurer and three head teachers meet regularly to discuss and identify students for scholarship based on the following criteria: Economic and social vulnerability, academic commitment, personal responsibility, and physical impairment. To date, all scholarships have been awarded to female students.
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