Develop Africa joined Freeway Ford, Longmont Ford, HELP International, and LEAD Global in helping worthy kids on the streets of Freetown and in an orphanage in Sierra Leone through the Kontainers for Kids drive. The organizations together gathered needed supplies for the El Shaddai Home and the Freetown Street Kids Project in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa.
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Develop Africa provided 6 drums of books and school supplies.  Items sent in the container - distributed in April / May 2009 included the following items:

• Backpacks with school supplies
• Clothing (summer wear) and shoes
• Sheets and blankets
• Towels and wash cloths
• Dishes and silverware
• Children’s toys and books
• Christmas decorations
• Bicycles and tricycles
• Educational posters, charts, maps
• Musical instruments – guitars keyboards, brass, stringed, woodwind
• Toiletries – soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo
• Eye glasses
• Wheelchairs and crutches
• Office furniture
• Computers – desk or laptops
• Canned meats – Spam, corned beef, sardines
• Powdered milk, cocoa, drinks
• Cereals and oatmeal