Salama Madinda is now the facilitator of the SILC union whose members have saved a total of more than $82,000 to support 395 Most Vulnerable Children! The funds saved have gone toward school fees, shelter, other basic needs, and even start-up capital for new income-generating endeavors.
Orphans & Vulnerable Children
More than 5,100 people in West Africa have died this year from the Ebola virus. Tragically, many of those who died were children. Also tragically, many of those who died were parents.
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN children’s organisation has said.
www.allafrica.com — Mission Director, of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Michael Harvey has said that Nigeria has the largest AIDs project of the agency, in the world.
www.liberianewsagency.org — Africare, an international NGO, has donated a consignment of relief and recreational materials to less fortunate children in Nimba County.