St. Patrick’s School Re-opens

We have received the following message from our contact in Grand Cess: “I, on behave of the People, Students, Teachers, Parents and Parishners of Grandcess and St. Patrick’s School System and Parish bring you once again warm greetings and best wishes. It’s my honor to officially inform you that schools have resume normal academic activities

School Report

Father Sam Ofia, one of our trustees, was due to visit Grand Cess in April but was unable to go due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The school is currently closed due to the pandemic but just before this all happened we received updated lists from Father Francis of the 100 children in school and the

Letter of Appreciation from Grand Cess

GRANDCESS, GRAND KRU COUNTY I bring you greetings from St. Patrick’s Parish, the School and the entire community of Grandcess. May this letter serve as testimony of our immense gratitude to you, Fr. Sam and the entire Help A Child Family for their continuous support to the Parents and unprivileged students who were deprived for

School Report

In December we had a report from Grand Cess on the progress of the children in the school who are funded by Help a Child.  Everything was good.  There were only 2 out of the 100 who dropped out of school during the year and 97 out of the remaining 98 worked hard enough during

Visit to the Milan EXPO 2015

One of the trustees went to Milan Expo 2015. The Expo talks about the problems of nutrition and the resources of our planet. There were many lavish pavilions built by the richer countries but the poorer ones were there too! Liberia was to be found in a cluster called arid zones with other countries. Desert

Time to reflect

As children in the UK return to school after the summer holidays it seems like a good time to reflect on why we are supporting children in Liberia to go to school. The little girl pictured below is an orphan, her parents died in the Liberian civil war. After their death she went to live her grandmother,

A new danger

While we are enjoying the end of a good summer in the UK we should spare a thought and prayers for our friends in Liberia. Not only are they one of the world’s poorest countries but now they have extra health worries because of the ebola virus. See this BBC report for more information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-29115298