1. GREEN FARM PROJECT
The school farm has been extended and is now over 60 acres. Students are taught farming skills and already the food costs of the school are being reduced.
The poultry farm has been developed and there are now 1000 chickens. The eggs and chickens are sold at the local market.
2. GUEST ROOMS
The seven guest rooms have been refurbished and are now an attractive proposition for visitors. This provides a steady income.
3. FIVE NEW CLASSROOMS
These have been built to accommodate the increased numbers of students coming to the school
4. AUDIOLOGY EQUIPMENT
The Supporting Educational Audiologist has been provided with appropriate new equipment to assist with the assessment of hearing and the provision of suitable hearing aids.
5. VOCATIONAL PROGRAMMES
Twenty students were enrolled on a specialist certificated home economics course which will increase their chances of obtaining employment.
6. REFURBISHMENT OF THE SANITATION BLOCK
The shower and toilet block used mainly by the boarding students has been completely refurbished to ensure standards of hygiene, post ebola, are kept at a high level
7. PURCHASE OF A NEW SCHOOL VEHICLE
Together with a major Austrian NGO charity we have manged to purchase a new Toyota Hilux pickup for the school’s use to replace a vehicle that was old and breaking down very regularly
8. COMMUNITY AND STAFF ASSISTANCE IN A TIME OF NEED
During the Ebola crisis and much later during the COVID pandemic when unemployment was rife and local people were suffering and in some cases starving, we have provided funds for the school to purchase food (primarily rice) in large quantites which is then bagged up and distributed as required by Sister Mary and then Sister Amala