Kamakwie (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Kamakwie (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 9.5
Longitude: -12.23
population: 8,468
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Can This Pope-Backed Learning Platform Bring...

Training and DevelopmentPosted by Marc Ambasna-Joneson September 11 2014A global education project supported by Pope Francis launched a social collaborative learning platform last week, as part of a series of initiatives to encourage social integration ... [Published IDG Connect - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

OrphFund goes from vision to reality

A Campbells Creek couple is helping vulnerable children across the world.It was not long after Steve Argent arrived in Australia he had the change of heart which would see him create OrphFund, a volunteer-based organisation which raises funds for orphans ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone News: Tribute to a Fallen Medico: Dr. Modupeh John

Horatio ColeSierra Leone as a nation mourns again another fallen medico hero, Senior Physician Specialist attached to the country’s major tertiary hospital, ‘Connaught’, while of trying to save an Ebola victim’ life.Born on 18th May 1958, a product of ... [Published Awoko - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola's spread a concern for OrphFund founder

OrphFund are calling on public help to take steps to prevent the Ebola outbreak reaching villages of children in Sierra Leone.Steven Argent, who lives in Campbells Creek near Castlemaine, is calling on the public to raise funds to help his organisation, ... [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Building a future for children out of the ashes of war

Hope blooms in Sierra Leone’s schools despite lack of supportSalakunda Primary School is a simple building in a quiet clearing of palm and mango trees in northern Sierra Leone. But its survival in Tambakha, an area ravaged by the horrors of civil war, ... [Published Times Education Supplement - Jun 18 2014]

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"It looks like a great site and education has been crying out for something like this for quite a while but it has to be easy to use and fit within the curriculum otherwise teachers, in the UK at least, will struggle to find the time to share projects and communicate globally" said Michelle Pile, a senior teacher and head of the International Primary Curriculum at Churchfields The Village School in the county of Wiltshire in...
"I remember the initial interviews with kids with rags on their backs, and we went back and there are these confident, happy kids, all excelling at school."

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Ebola's spread a concern for OrphFund founder [Published Bendigo Advertiser - Aug 15 2014]
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