Walk to raise our schools from the ashes

Help us rebuild our schools that were destroyed in the Liberian Civil War.
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The EHS library, destroyed

St. Augustine Elementary School (Lofa) and St. John's and House of Bethany Elementary Schools and the Episcopal High School (Grand Cape Mount) were turned into rubble between 1989 and 2003. Infrastructure--roads and the electrical grid--were destroyed as well, and only Monrovia, the capital, has regular electrical service.

Members of the diaspora have been raising money and rebuilding the schools since the end of the war, and the schools have taught xxx students since 2004??? and have graduated xxx.
51355228_1600812497715540_r.jpegHigh school students now.

However, without a stable source of electricity, expanding the student body--and teaching such subjects as physics and computer programming--is stalled.

The two sets of schools are joining in a U.S. and worldwide walk with a goal of finally installing stable, high-capacity electrical systems in Grand Cape Mount and Lofa county schools within 2 years.

The first step is analysis and planning. U.S. based experts on electrification (solar, hydro, generator) will join Liberian-based contractors and local expeditors in Liberia to scope out the projects. This walk is designed to raise enough money for the planning phase.

The next step is hiring contractors and buying the equipment and supplies needed to bring electricity to the schools. We will start another campaign when the planning is done and we're ready to build.

To sign up for the walk, go to "Rebuilding our schools one step at a time."

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Susan Stanwick 
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Staten Island, NY
Christ Church 
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