Who You Help

From infants to mothers, fishermen to women farmers.  These are just some of the stories of the individuals throughout Africa who’s lives have changed with the support of Bread and Water for Africa

The Disaster and the Aftermath – Sierra Leone Update

  The Disaster Once again, from all of us at Bread and Water for Africa®, our hearts go out to the people of Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone has had a history of natural disasters and violence. In the 1990s they suffered through a horrific civil war, then in 2014 the...

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Devastating Flooding and Mudslides have hit Sierra Leone

Devastating flooding and mudslides have hit Sierra Leone washing away entire communities on the outskirts of Freetown. Bread and Water for Africa® is responding to this emergency. Days of torrential rain have created terrifying mudslides in northern Sierra Leone,...

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School Fees Won’t Prevent an Education for These Children

Any child living anywhere in the world is destined for a life of poverty without an education. Nowhere is that more true than in sub-Saharan Africa which in no way could be described as “a land of opportunity” for those who can’t read or write, add or subtract of have...

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Thanksgiving is a much different experience for everyone

Every year on the fourth Thursday of November millions of Americans across the United States gather with their families and friends for a huge turkey dinner with all the trimmings and giving thanks for all the blessings they have received in life. In sub-Saharan...

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In Hopes of Constructing a Cassava Plant in Sierra Leone

With your help this summer, Bread and Water for Africa® hopes to raise enough funds to construct a plant in Sierra Leone to process cassava into gari. So exactly what is cassava? While most Americans may not have heard of cassava, an edible starchy tuberous root, it...

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