11They find no significant work and no relative able to support them in the education they seek
12The Brothers of the Sacred heart became Concerned
13They decided to set up the system in order to teach the poor of the area, free-of-charge
14At present there is full enrollment: 20 students in Senior One and Two class, and 20 students in Senior Three and Four class. Equal number of boys and girls. Most of the students are Catholic, but Protestants and Moslems are accepted as well (presently they are 8).
15They are supported by six fully qualified teachers who also give of their services, receiving no salary whatsoever.
244. The reams of paper, exercise books, chalk, photocopying, and other educational material, the examination fees at the end of the year for our school-leavers who sit for their final government examinations, and occasional medical needs of our students, all paid for by the Brothers
255. Africa Directo also contributed during 2 5. Africa Directo also contributed during with the Development of the Project Uplift...
26Most of the O Level students leave their homes in the morning with little in their stomachs (usually a cup of tea with sugar it) and cannot go home for lunch between morning classes and afternoon classes because of the long distance.
27Africa Directo is providing aid for lunch for 40 students, 5 days a week for nine months at 0.30 € a meal. This includes the food supplies as well as the salary of two cooks.
28Africa Directo supported this project in 2007 with a total amount reaching almost $. These funds were provided by Africa Directo´s own resources (no specific Donnor).
29These 40 “O level” Students improved their results compared to previous marks. The food provided was essential to achieve this goal.
31Services needed for:A Level EducationThere are 6 “A level” Students whose school fees are funded by “Bishop Cipriano Senior Secondary School”, but needing to finance their living: housing and food must to given them because they are in class from seven in the morning to seven in the evening, including many Saturdays.Full boarding was required including house rent, water, electricity and food for the whole year.
32Africa Directo also supported this project in 2007 with a total amount reaching as well almost $. These funds were also provided by Africa Directo´s own resources (no specific Donnor).
33Total Support in 2007 by Africa Directo: In 2008, a new request including as well registration fees, text materials, etc,, has been submitted to Africa Directo. The letter may be seen in the following page...
352007 Support has already been reported and accounted for 2007 Support has already been reported and accounted for. These were their greetings at the end of the report:We (the students of Project Uplift, the teachers, the Brothers, and particularly myself) cannot thank you and “Africa Directo” enough. We continue because of your help.Yours in the Heart of Christ,Brother Robert G. Martineau, S.C.Director of “Project Uplift”
36WE, FROM AFRICA DIRECTO, ALSO WANT TO SINCERELY THANK YOU FOR YOUR GREAT JOB! LOTS OF SUCCESS!!!