One of the trustees visited West Africa in late 2006, with Fr Sam, and was particularly struck with the need of children in Grand Cess in Liberia, many having to work each day to help the family survive. He returned with the idea that the 100 empty local school places should be filled and Help a Child was born.

The advancement of education of young people in Liberia, West Africa by providing financial support for teachers and pupils.

Children going to school
Childres with disabilities supported
College Students
Completed school years
completed college years
Completed supported years

Due to communication difficulties with the educational establishment we are not currently supporting the children with disabilities.

** College student scheme stopped during Covid restrictions and is awaiting an evaluation of the efficacy of the scheme before it is potentially restarted.