Bo School Children we have sponsored
My name is Patrick and at 14 yrs I am in JSS3.
I lost my parents during the Ebola outbreak and I am being assisted by my Grandmother. She sells charcoal to sustain the family. I am the only boy in the photograph. Right by my Grandmother (Emma) is my younger sister Kadiatu, and closer to me is my cousin Ramatu.
My family really appreciates your kind work.
My name is Hawa Sellu. I am 12 years old. I am in JSS 1 at the St Paul’s school. I have 8 brothers and a sister. I am staying with my aunt. I love sport and reading.
UPDATE 2017: Hawa was very pleased to receive a letter from her new sponsor and enjoyed Sports Day
GOOD NEWS! We are pleased Hawa now has a sponsor.
However there are 6 more children like Hawa that are still in need of a sponsor.
They are those most in need and who would otherwise not be able to attend beyond primary school.It costs just £5 per month or £60 per year to sponsor a child like Hawa. Can you help?
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My name is Margaret Saffa. I am 13 years old. I am in JSS 2 at the St Paul’s school. I have 3 brothers and 3 Sisters. I like eating rice and playing. I am staying with My mother.
Margaret Saffa is in her second year of sponsorship and doing well at school.
My parents live in a village, they grow cassava for a living and the food that they live on is cassava. I stay with my auntie in Bo as I am determined to gain the highest possible education, why because, education is the key to success and my dream is to become an accountant.
I am in Senior secondary school and study mathematics, English language, financial accounting, cost accounting and business management. Thank you.
My name is Fatmata Sesay. I am 18 years old. I am in SSS 4 at the Queen of The Rosary School Bo. I have a Brother and a sister. I love reading. I am staying with my mother.
Fatmata Sesay was sponsored at St Paul’s in 2009 at the age of 10, she has progressed well and her sponsorship has followed her into Senior Secondary school.
UPDATE 2017: Fatama has started her 4th year at Senior Secondary school and should take her final exams this year.
My name is Esther Conteh. I am 16 years old. I am in SSS 2 At the Queen of the Rosary School. I have 3 brothers and 2 sisters. I love playing volley ball. I am staying with my uncle.
Esther Conteh attended St Paul’s and worked hard, her sponsorship contin- ues at Senior Secondary School.
Alimamy Barrie was sitting at the roadside crying when the Acting Head Master, Solomon Scott-Manga drove past. He turned his moped around and went back, the young boy was crying because he couldn’t go to school. Solomon took him to St Paul’s, showed him around and asked if they were able to arrange it would he like to go to that school? A dream come true for this child. Alimamy is an orphan and lives with a family from the same area. Every morning and evening he delivers bread to buy his food for that day. The committee in Bo agreed to put his name forward for sponsorship. He is one of the many children who missed schooling due to the war. He started his first year at senior school at the age of 14 and has continued to deliver bread before and after school to pay for his food. His sponsor visited Bo in 2012 and what could you give a football mad teenager but a football Manual. Alimamy despite missing so much early schooling is now in Class 3 in Senior Secondary school.
UPDATE 2017: Alimany has chosen not to return following the enforced school closure due to Ebola. None of the pupils contracted Ebola.
Jebbah Kanimah exchanged letters periodically with her sponsor. It caused great sadness when we heard unexpectedly that she was pregnant and died in child birth. Mathilda, Jebbah’s younger sister was given the sponsorship place in 2012. Although saddened by her sister’s tragic death Mathilda is taking full advantage of possibly her only chance to attend secondary school. She has worked hard and is now at Senior Secondary School in Class 3 with a further year of schooling ahead of her.
UPDATE: Matilda has been successfully promoted to SSS4, the final year of senior secondary school.