Friends Of Conakry Refugee School

Friends Of Conakry Refugee School

Charity information

Friends Of Conakry Refugee School

To educate and relieve financial hardship of children who attend Conakry Refugee School in Guinea, West Africa who have escaped or whose family escaped from civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    To educate and relieve financial hardship of children at CRS which is currently not supported by the government of Guinea or any other agency through providing:-
    1. Financial support for the school to enable it to continue to employ professional teachers in order that it can provide educational and vocational training opportunities for all who attend school
    2. Financial support directly to some students who are experiencing severe financial hardship which could prevent them from benefiting from education
    3. Support to enable the school to become more self-sustaining and financially secure over a 5 year period
    4. Information about issues affecting refugees in Guinea.
    5. Raise financial support in the UK for Conakry Refugee School through a variety of means (including regular donations, grants, and fundraising) and provide the school with a regular and sustainable monthly funds to meet some of its core expenses in the provision of education
    6) raise financial support through a student sponsorship scheme for those students experiencing severe financial hardship
    7) raise funds to support the school in developing its curriculum and providing vocational training courses
    8) support the school to develop income-generation projects and increased integration with the local Guinean community
    9) raise awareness about the situation of this group of refugees and facilitate links between CRS and educational establishments in the UK

  • Overview

    Established: June 2008

    Registered Charity Number: 1124736

    Board members: 6

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 01694771686

    Address: Gretton Mill, Gilberries LaneCardingtonChurch StrettonShropshire SY6 7HZ

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