Manjama Clinic, Solar and Wind System

We plan to renovate the system, replace the controller and replenish the batteries. Manjama is a small rural medical clinic located north of Bo, Sierra Leone. It is under the supervision of Mercy Hospital and provides medical care to the rural population.  The solar and wind power system provides electricity for a vaccine refrigerator and some lighting for the facility buildings.

Cost: Approximately $1400

[Mission Ready! — This work will be completed in May 2011]

By |June 5th, 2011|

Ebert-Kakua School for the Deaf – Upgrade Sanitation System

Located in the New York Section of Bo, the school was awarded a grant to double their classrooms. The growing student body, now over 100,  exceeds the current 3-toilet facility for the school. The lack of an adequate, septic tank sanitation system could contaminate the school’s newly-completed water well nearby.  This deaf school is the only institution of its kind outside of Freetown; students from miles around strive to make the trip daily for a chance to study and learn a trade.

Cost: Approximately $10,000 – See how this unfolds with our Virginia Tech team of architecture and engineering students at their team fundraising site.

[Click Here to Donate Now. Construction planned for December 2011]

By |June 5th, 2011|

Mercy Hospital, Solar Vaccine Refrigerator

We plan to replenish batteries, extend wiring and relocate system to the pharmacy. Mercy Hospital, supported by Helping Children Worldwide, is a 25-Bed hospital and out-patient clinic in Kulanda Town, Bo, the second largest city in Sierra Leone. The hospital serves over 800 patients a day, primarily women and infants; no one is turned away from this pay-as-you-are-able health center. The refrigerator is an integral part of the “cold chain” for vital vaccines and medicine.

Cost: Approximately $750

[Mission Ready! — This work will be completed in May 2011]

By |June 5th, 2011|