New project….new blog

Girls’ Safe House in Maronka – under construction. To chronicle the ups and downs of all the preparations and day to day functioning of the Girls’ Safe House in Maronka, we have set up a new blog: www.sierraleonegirls.blogspot.com Have a … Read More

New girls’ quarters in Magbeni

Alice, head girl, has moved in. A couple of months ago, I gave the go ahead to AA’s building project for a new girls and female staff quarters as they were overflowing out of the women’s project classroom where they … Read More

Maronka Girls Safe House – on its way!

The context Sierra Leone ranks 100 out 102 on the Social Institutions Gender Index [SIGI] because of statistics like: ·        47 per cent of girls between 15 and 19 years of age are married, divorced or widowed. ·        Between 80 … Read More

Funky ads for EducAid

A fruitful partnership…….. North Oxfordshire Academy have been supporting EducAid in numerous ways over the last few years and we are now rearing our heads in various bits of the curriculum too. Roland Howard and the ICT department had their … Read More

Ali takes to the hills for EducAid

Alison in training for her big run. Alison Higgs, long term friend of EducAid, who was last featured on this blog in a very fetching Santa outfit, is on the run again. Alison teaches art at the Bridge Academy in … Read More

Mohamed Sannoh continues his studies

Mohamed Sannoh, one of EducAid’s earliest students (he joined us at the age of 10 when we sponsored him at primary school before we had our own schools) is celebrating again. We were very proud of Mohamed’s achievements when he … Read More

Marie-Aimé tells her story……

On the way to Educaid… I first heard of Educaid from the website stuffyourrucksack.com. I was still in London planning my move to Freetown and some friends were heading over so I was determined to make good use of their … Read More

Amazing what some people will do for money!

Thank you Leweston.  Greatly appreciated by us all at EducAid…. World Book Day 2011 – promoting reading and supporting EducAid Following the success of our World Book Day efforts last March we decided to run a similar event on Thursday 3rd March this year … Read More