West Africa has the lowest literacy rate in the world. Illiteracy is a huge contributing factor to the level of poverty in the region. More than 40% of the population - approximately 65 million are unable to read and write.
The low literacy levels. . .
The training and facilities offered in many African schools has simply not caught up with the information age. Often, there are little or no facilities within the school and college system for this budding population to get any form of computer. . .
It is estimated that 80% of the African population does not have regular access to computers. Youth unemployment in Africa is five times the global rate, and 60 percent of those aged 15 to 24 have no jobs.
Technology plays a huge role in. . .
Many people in Africa are living below the bread line. In Sierra Leone, 60% of the population lives on less than $1.25 a day. Those desiring to start a small business or expand an existing one do not have the financial resources or business training. . .
Every child has the right to live a life free from poverty, undernourishment and worry. This gift package will provide shelter, food, education, health care and clothing for a child in need.
When you sponsor a child, you will be provided with the. . .
Through this gift package, you will bring hope to a child in Africa. Your sponsorship will provide food and basic care for a month.
You can optionally continue to sponsor the child for a longer period of time - for as long as you desire. When. . .
According to the International Diabetes Federation, in 2012, 3.07% of the population of Sierra Leone had Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes and Hypertension are silent killers and little attention is paid to them in Sierra Leone. Because of their. . .
As of April 2015, per government policy, pregnant, teenage, school-going girls are not allowed to attend school. Additionally, pregnant girls in this culture are usually very reluctant to attend school because they could be teased and ridiculed. The. . .
In Sierra Leone, water for Develop Africa's Dream Home orphanage for Ebola Orphans is obtained from a water well. This process is labor-intensive and time consuming. By installing plumbing, a solar-powered water pump and water tank, the children will. . .
Currently, we have to raise funds on an on-going basis to care for the Ebola orphans in the Dream Home. Funds raised cover all the running costs including food, clothing, uniforms / clothes, medical, school supplies, staffing expenses etc. Also we. . .
On Monday, August 14th, 2017, rain and torrential flooding and landslides resulted in the largest single day disaster in the history of Sierra Leone. Hundreds are confirmed dead. Thousands have lost their homes and property. Some reports indicate. . .