Develop Africa
Develop Africa Newsletter - January
 

Make a Dream Come True, Change a Child's Life
Join Develop Africa and individuals all over the world as we bring love, hope, compassion and justice to the deserving children in Africa. Sponsors play an integral part of our program of helping children. As a child sponsor, you can help these children experience the fullness of life and potential that they have and help save a child from a life of poverty!
 

 
 
 
 
 

Bitame Lucia Nursery and Primary School in Nkolfoulou, Cameroon Choir & Fashion Show  

Bitame Lucia Nursery and Primary School in Nkolfoulou, Cameroon-  Photos are from theDec 17th Fashion Show and Choir Concert.  More photos...

  

  

 
Donate School Supplies & Drives
Consider holding a drive at your school/business/Church. Contact Amy at amy@developafrica.org for a packet of information on how to get your drive set up today.

 


 

 

 

Needed Items:
  • Backpacks

  • Calculators

  • Spiral bound, composition and other notebooks

  • Filler paper

  • Binders

  • Colored pencils, pens, crayons and markers

  • Ruler with English and metric measurements

  • Erasers

  • Pencil box

  • Glue sticks

  • Graph paper

  • Pens and pencils

  • Pencil sharpeners (individual and classroom)

  • Pocket dictionaries

 
Hello Karen,

 

Hope your year is off to a great start!

We greatly appreciate your volunteer service, diverse involvement and generosity in 2014. Together we were able to touch thousands of lives in 2014.  We excitedly look forward to an even greater impact in 2015. 

If you made a monetary donation you should have received or will be receiving a tax letter via email this week.  If you would prefer to receive your 2014 tax letter via mail or you do not receive it via email by end Saturday, please email amy@developafrica.org.  

  
Should you want to discuss special donation plans, opportunities, matching donation or need help with fundraising for Develop Africa, feel free to reply to this email.  

Together we are truly making a difference!  We look forward to 2015 being a great year!

  

 

 

 

 

Bags and Outfits at DAETI - Sierra Leone  

Amid the outbreak of the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone, Door of Hope and the trainees of the Develop Africa Empowerment Training Institute initiated a sewing project to raise monies to help children made orphans by Ebola and other family members who lost love ones to the disease.
  


 

 

The project included sewing handbags and outfits for sale. Proceeds are being used to help provide food items - such as sardines, eggs, cheese, juice - and money to people in the community who lost family members to Ebola. Read more...

 

   "Small things become great when done with love"

-Mother Theresa  
 
 

Educate the Next Generation of Leaders in Freetown
 

The students photographed, who are beneficiaries of our project in Freetown, were motivated and inspired by the consignment of school materials they received from Develop Africa. They are hopeful that the Ebola epidemic will soon be under control and pray that they will soon be able to go to their new classes when school reopens. Read more... 

  

 

   

 

 

 

10 Girls Receive Scholarships From Greater Good  
 

 

10 Girls, Greater Good Scholarship Recipients, Say a Big Thank You

 

 Video includes 2 short clips and photos of 10 girls in Sierra Leone - who are recipients of the Greater Good Scholarship Program.  The girls express their deep appreciation to Greater Good for the financial support received - that will help them further their education.

"You have really given us a leap in our quest to be educated", they said.  More pictures

 
 
With deep gratitude for your support and partnership, 
Amy and the Develop Africa team
 
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