Update from St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired

To all our great supporters, donors, families and friends,
As the end of the year approaches, we SJSHIlook back, rejoice and thank God for the wonderful response that Sierra Leone people have received.  We are truly grateful for the generosity that we have experienced from you all, right from the beginning of the Ebola crisis to the end and beyond. … Read more...

 

A disappointing setback

Our Correspondent Mercy Mwaura writes:

Schools are now back on and all is going well. The usual busy sounds can be heard filling the school grounds. There’s a feeling of things are back to normal and we’re almost forgetting the endless days of uncertainty that had gripped the country during the worst days of Ebola. But yesterday we were reminded that we still need to be vigilant when ... continue reading ...

Impact of Ebola crisis on St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired

St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired is one of the organisations that the Makeni Trust Fund has been pleased to support. The Director of the school, Sr Mary Sweeney, has sent us the following update on how the school is affected by the Ebola crisis:

“This is just a quick update to let you know that all is well at St. Joseph’s and that we are taking every precaution necessary ... continue reading ...

$100,000 grant for St Joseph’s School

The Pro Victimis Foundation’s Board has approved a grant of $100,000 towards the school’s budget for 2011-2012. Established in 1988, the Pro Victimis Foundation (PVF) is a private grant-making foundation that operates internationally to bring about lasting changes in the lives of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable communities in developing countries. (http://www.provictimis.org/) The efforts ... continue reading ...

Fundraiser and Director’s Assistant for St Joseph’s School

The Makeni Trust Fund is pleased to support a volunteer in the position of Fundraiser and Director’s Assistant at St Joseph’s School for the Hearing Impaired, Makeni.

We set out to recruit an experienced fundraiser to work in a voluntary capacity, to develop and implement a fundraising strategy, to work on an exciting and ambitious plan to raise an endowment fund for the school’s future, and ... continue reading ...