Excellent job done!

Mohamed T Koroma Key to our positive discipline systems are our merit and demerit cards.  One young man has truly entered into the spirit of the task at hand.  Mohamed T Koroma has completed his merit card with merits before … Read More

One happy young man!

Yayah A Kamara Yayah A Kamara – a quiet smiley member of the junior staff – has not only just won the much prized bag of rice for being the teacher with the best public exam results in this year’s … Read More

On our way!

Fantastic news. After months of planning and hoping and meetings, calls and emails, we got the news today: 13 EducAid staff are on their way to the UK for a wonderful training opportunity. A couple of years ago, the Steve … Read More

2nd in the country in the senior public exams

Generally speaking, the public exam results have been very disappointing country wide this year.  However, this has once again, not been the case in EducAid. We have seen student after student come with absolutely excellent grades which opens the doors … Read More

Proud of them

I am working this term based in Maronka, a tiny village in the Northern province. Kofi is attending our primary school here too. The school is run by a number of ‘junior staff’ i.e. Our past students who are hoping … Read More

New term

Some real enthusiasm for the new term and some incredibly frustrating casual attitudes born of their experience in the government schools where nobody starts at the beginning and lessons are effective from approximately 2 weeks into term. So many of … Read More

New term

Staff numbers just over 70 now and we are all re-dispersing after a good but exhausting week together of meetings and training.  The 70+ included a good group of our most recent ex-students who are now joining the ranks of … Read More

Issa – in China

Issa – in China – working hard and having a fair amount of fun at the same time, by the looks of things…… Issa is now in his second year of engineering proper – all his studies are now in … Read More

Balla Turay in Caracas

Balla (an EducAid student who received scholarship to study ICT) has been in Venezuela for a month or so now.  He has finally been allowed to get out and about.  At first, they were banned from receiving visitors or phone calls … Read More

Drivers needed

If you are a driver and you are free the 2nd weekend in September, we need you! We urgently need drivers for the bike ride (see previous post) from Thursday morning to Monday norning. Please contact Janetbroadhurst@aol.com URGENTLY Thank you

Are you a cyclist? How about it then!

Sponsored Bicycle Ride from Hoek van Holland to Brussels via Amsterdam outskirts 8th to 11th September 2011 Proceeds to benefit Educaid, Sierra Leone The trip will start with all cyclists catching the 18.20 train from London, Liverpool Street station to … Read More

Back home in Sweet Salone!

Although I have been coming backwards and forwards, for a week or so at a time, all year, it feels like a great relief to be back without the DRC project in the back of my mind. Without going into … Read More

Exciting opportunity

Excited team work – going through the online applications for UK visas A few months ago, the Steve Sinnott Foundation, [set up by Steve Sinnott’s widow in order to continue his work in development education] found EducAid online and became … Read More