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Sierra leone, Africa

  1. 1. Sierra Leone, Africa SEWING PROGRAM CHILDREN’S PROGRAM
  2. 2. Nov. 2001
  3. 3. J.D. and Tammy as Life-sized Puppets
  4. 4. War-widows in Lungi
  5. 5. 1st team of sewing teachers Feb/02
  6. 6. Our new home in Africa
  7. 8. Sewing Training Program 1 <ul><li>30 war widows accepted into the program </li></ul><ul><li>3 week training begins </li></ul><ul><li>Treadle machines </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the women had never sewn before </li></ul><ul><li>Began a friendship that would touch our hearts forever </li></ul>
  8. 13. Children’s Program <ul><li>Babysitting children </li></ul><ul><li>Making balloon animals </li></ul><ul><li>VBS program for 100 children </li></ul>
  9. 17. Sewing Training Program 2 <ul><li>40 war-widows accepted into the program </li></ul><ul><li>3 week training with us and 2 months training with local supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Women determined to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Touched our hearts with their prayers; not requests but worship. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation on national television </li></ul>
  10. 18. Lunch Program
  11. 23. Childrens Programs <ul><li>Blind School </li></ul><ul><li>Orphanage </li></ul><ul><li>Amputee Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Lungi </li></ul>
  12. 26. Blind School
  13. 30. Amputee Camp
  14. 38. Hospital
  15. 41. Stu , the goat
  16. 42. Advanced Sewing Training Program <ul><li>62 of 70 show up for more training </li></ul><ul><li>2 have opened their own shops </li></ul><ul><li>6 are sewing and selling at markets </li></ul><ul><li>5 are sewing and selling children’s clothing </li></ul><ul><li>4 are sewing school and church uniforms </li></ul><ul><li>Many are sewing uniforms for their children and grandchildren </li></ul><ul><li>All are sewing for themselves and their families </li></ul>
  17. 43. Greeting our old friends
  18. 50. Micro-credit Program
  19. 52. N’Mamah Fatima
  20. 53. Abibatu Feremusu
  21. 54. Mariama Florence Fatu
  22. 55. Ways to help <ul><li>Sewing Program </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor one woman-$400.00 </li></ul><ul><li>Donate supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Donate $ for micro-credit program </li></ul><ul><li>Come as a sewing teacher </li></ul><ul><li>PRAY </li></ul><ul><li>Children Program </li></ul><ul><li>Donate toys, beanie babies, candies, clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Donate $ towards buying a uniform and school supplies for a child </li></ul><ul><li>Buy a goat </li></ul><ul><li>PRAY </li></ul>

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