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Alumnus Continues Education Project For Orphan Children

kabiaAlumnus and former employee Samuel Kabia now lives in Freetown, Sierra Leone in West Africa where he has begun Rufiondu Education Project for Orphan Children.

While at Belmont, Kabia earned his master’s in education and worked in the landscaping.

“The Belmont community has been my savior and main supporter of my nonprofit organization Rufiondu Education Project for Orphan Children whose mission is to provide functional Literacy Programs and Educational Resources for street children, less privilege girls, children of beggars, orphan children and their communities in Africa,” he said.

The project’s main aim is to equip the community members with the knowledge and skills necessary to create a sustaining environment able to provide the basic necessities of life.

The University has donated more than 100 computers to Sierra Leone, which helped with the establishment of the Belmont Rufoindu Computer Literacy Program in three schools. More than 600 students been trained and have graduated from the program, and 90 percent of graduates have gained employment with government and private institutions i.

Belmont Rufiondu Education project is now in its second phase of construction and development. As a continuation of the projects educational initiative programs, a Belmont Rufoindu Orphanage School has opened with 120 students enrolled. Many of them are orphans.

To learn about how you can help Belmont Rufoindu Orphanage School, contact Kabia at kabiasamuel13@yahoo.com.

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