In this photograph we can see Rose standing with the village council on the new school’s verandah. This will provide extra sun protection and make it possible to move between the classrooms in the long rainy season. At the moment, this school has no latrines or a well. The floors READ MORE
The Bob Simson school was virtually destroyed in a great storm a few years ago, so they have coped amazingly well in dire circumstances. Here is a photograph of their current school. The photos below of the building work shows the reinforcing rods sticking out of the walls in READ MORE
This young man is a doctor – one of a group of three recently qualified doctors who came for a week from Freetown. This visit was organised by Dr Michael Pieh, who was born in Taiama but lives now in America. His father was the Methodist pastor in Taiama. Once READ MORE
The first picture was taken inside the Taiama medical centre, which was built many years ago. Regular clinics are held here for mothers and babies, children and old people. The boxes the people are unpacking contain mosquito nets of both adult and baby sizes. They were given to pregnant women READ MORE
The three classroom extension at the Gill Curry UMC School in Gbuwehun is now being painted. The total of six classrooms (including those in the original smaller building) will cater for more than 200 pupils, many of whom have to walk for several miles each day just to get there. READ MORE
The UMC School children using the library in Taiama. Apparently, there are about 70 of them from their school using it once a week so the have been divided into two groups.
“The Kori Development Project thanks you for all your donations in the past. However we are currently short of funds for the shipment of donated goods to Sierra Leone as costs are rising fast. The cost of storage here in the UK is also becoming prohibitive. So we now have READ MORE
The photograph shows the Ann Hay Women’s Vocational Centre nearing completion with its red, raised roof. On the left side of the Vocational Centre are the four Brenda Tumber Toilets. These toilets will be for Library visitors as well as the Centre users. They have ceramic toilet bowls and drain READ MORE
The Ann Hay Women’s Vocational Centre is being extended to include an office and store room as well as the workroom. The new building will have solar power, secure doors and a tiled floor. The ceiling of the new room will be higher to allow more air circulation READ MORE
The building of the new Women and Girls’ room is moving along nicely. The walls are all up with the supporting beams and roof to follow soon.