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UMC Primary School Receive Sweets for the Children

On the 5th April 2022, the children of the UMC Primary School Tombodu, received bags of sweets for all the students to enjoy. The children enjoy the food program each day which provides them with meals, however they were able to enjoy a sweet treat, as all children should. They were all extremely happy and excited about trying new food and tasting sweets that they had never heard of. Experiences such as this make their 

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UMC School Children Receive New Sports Kit

On the 5th April 2022, the students of the UMC Primary School in Tombodu received their new sports kits consisting of trainers, football boots, shorts and t-shirts. These were greatly appreciated by the children as they were able to play sports with the right equipment and change out of their school uniform. The children can’t wait to play sports more and get the full experience of playing sports.

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Treetop Academy Receive Sanitary Products for the Girls

In January 2022, with the generous help and support of girls schools across the UK, including Kesteven And Grantham Girls School (Lincolnshire)  Torquay Girls Grammar School ,St Mary’s School Ascot) we are able now able to provide all 150 girls of The Treetop Academy secondary school with sanitary bags containing, 4 sanitary towels, soap, flannel, a drawstring bag, sweets and 3 pairs of underwear. In March 2022, 150 girls in Tombodu received their sanitary bag.

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Treetop Foundation Aims to Restore Water Well

As of February 2021, the Treetop Foundation is seeking to restore a water well, in order to provide ease of access to fresh water, located near the school. The restoration project will see major improvements to the quality of life, health and happiness to all who wish to draw water from it. As it stands the water in the well is stagnant and not fit for humans. The well itself needs to be reopened with

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Our Plans for 2021

In 2020, we had planned to travel to Sierra Leone to oversee the building of extensions for the two
schools where we planned to build new classrooms, toilet blocks and kitchens.

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New Uniforms for the Treetop Academy

In November 2020, The Treetop Foundation sent the Treetops Academy school uniform for all 210 students. The Treetop Foundation has supported the Treetops Academy since August 2019. Before then, this secondary school was not even recognised by the ministry of education of Sierra Leone as a school due to the standards being so low. The headmaster of the school, Mr Karku, has said the morale of pupils and staff are at an all-time high as

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COVID-19 in Sierra Leone- April 2020

The recent global outbreak of COVID-19 is already showing devasting impacts across the world. After the Ebola outbreak devasted the country just a few years back, Sierra Leoneans are in panic after the first case of COVID-19 has been recorded in Sierra Leone. Sam from Sierra Leone works for The Treetop Foundation. He has given us an insight into the impacts COVID-19  is already having. ‘In a nutshell, we are advocating for wash materials and

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A Young Boy Named Suleiman

Sam Fanday, one of our overseas representatives, was walking home when he saw a young boy crying. The boy was sat on the floor next to a bundle of sticks that he had been collecting to sell as firewood. The young boy was called Suleiman. Sam sat down with Suleiman and listened to his sad story of how his mother and father both died and that he now lives with his aunt. He discovered that

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The Treetop Foundation provides Food Aid

Since the recent global pandemic, food prices in Sierra Leone have soared, which has caused widespread panic. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, The Treetop Foundation is providing weekly shipments of food to the town of Tombodu. Without it, many would starve and become malnourished. Each food shipment of rice costs £1,800. We have managed to feed approximately 4,000 poverty-stricken people and, in doing so, have helped alleviate the suffering caused by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Ships a container

The Treetop Foundation ships a container filled with boxes of educational resources, cooking utensils, children’s clothing and many more items. To the UMC Tombodu Primary school.

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