ONCE Project in Sierra Leone

A Charity Children’s Project Sponsored by Grace Bible Fellowship

In June 2007, Grace Bible Fellowship started a Charity project in Africa to help needy children go back to school. Below are details of the program.

Name:

Operation Needy Child Empowerment (ONCE), Emmanuel Baptist Church Kingtom, Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Target Group:

Children from Single Parents, Orphans, Broken Homes, Low Income People and Displaced Children post War.

Aim:

To provide basic education for each child from Primary School to Secondary School.

Areas of Support:

Each child will receive the under mentioned benefits;
Uniforms.
Tuition/other charges.
Leaving allowances.
Exercise and text books.
Medicare.

Responsibilities of Recipients:

Each child must submit report card at end of each school term.
Attends worship service on Sundays.
Attends programmes organised by the church.
Take their school work seriously.

Responsibilities of Parents/Guardians:

Encourage their child/ward to attend school regularly.
Liaise with the organisation concerning the welfare of their child/ward.
Ensure that their child/ward attend required church related programmes.

Contact details:

Alfred and Maria Sankoh
Grace Bible Fellowship
alfred@grace.ie
Tel. 087 687 2497

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Grace Bible Fellowship shipping second hand clothes for the children in Sierra Leone, West Africa.                                                    We visited the children in Feb. 2013

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Please check ONCE Program on facebook for latest updates. http://www.facebook.com/pages/ONCE-Program/352433464774566?ref=hl

Brother Michael Kamara from Emmanuel Baptist Church brought lots of greetings from the ONCE kids during his visit to Dublin this week (18/04/2013)