Planting Promise

Expanding primary education in Sierra Leone

There is a drastic shortage of free, quality primary education for children living in poverty in Sierra Leone. We wish to expand the provision of such education by building extensions to our existing schools in the slums of Freetown and in rural Rogboro

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1135392)

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Situation

At present, almost a 1/4 of all 6-11 year olds and 35% of the poorest children in this age group in Sierra Leone have never attended school. Of those who do, more than 1/4 do not complete primary education. This is largely due to a lack of funds to afford

Solution

Both schools that Planting Promise runs in Freetown and rural Rogboro have run out of space, are overcrowded and unprotected in the rainy season, and lack good quality resources. By extending these schools and providing resources, we will be able to offer