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Develop Africa charity

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Develop Africa
FoundedNovember 2005
FounderSylvester Renner
TypeInternational Development Charity
Focuseducation
Location
Area served
Central and West Africa
Methoddonations, stipendium
Key people
Sylvester Renner (CEO)
Websitehttp://www.developafrica.org
Children in Africa with donated notebooks and pencils
Prepared drums with school supplies in the Tennessee store
Small African pupils with donated school supplies

Develop Africa is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization based in Johnson City, Tennessee, United States founded in November 2005. The purpose is to help community projects in African developing countries[1] and its focus is on education and resource development.[2]

Projects[edit | edit source]

Sierra Leone[edit | edit source]

In Freetown Develop Africa provides the computer training and the computer lab.[3] In June 2013 Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf company via Develop Africa donated to children over 1500 golden pens.[4] The school notebooks, books and other learning material is distributed to the schools in Murray Town, Juba, Freetown, etc.[5]

Cameroon[edit | edit source]

In Cameroon Develop Africa donates books and school supplies to the Bitame Lucia International School.[6]

The Pencil Project[edit | edit source]

In 2008 started The Pencil Project initiated by James Ryan Orr, who cooperating with the Develop Africa distributes pencils to African pupils [7][8][9] A book The Pencil Project: How to Change The World was published in November 2017.[10][11]

Ebola virus relief[edit | edit source]

In 2015 Develop Africa with the Door of Hope charity built a Dream Home for the Ebola virus orphans from crises in 2014-15.[12][13] It is located in Freetown, Sierra Leone and was visited by BBC Media Action.[14]

Awards for director[edit | edit source]

Managing director Sylvester Renner for his efforts in the promotion of education he received African Achievers International Award in 2012.[15] The same year he received the Humanitarian Leadership Award from National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America (NOSLINA).[16]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Develop Africa Inc. -". 1 July 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  2. "About Develop Africa". developafrica.org. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  3. admin7 (9 July 2015). "Programs". Develop Africa Sierra Leone & Creating Pathways Centre. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  4. "Santa Barbara Accounting & CPA News - BPW Donates to Develop Africa". Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf - Santa Barbara Accounting, Tax & Audit Services. 5 June 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  5. ileiwe (1 June 2017). "Educational Support Sources in Africa". Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  6. "Want to make a difference right now? This project has raised 44% of its £7,135.00 target. Give what you can to help:". www.justgiving.com. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  7. "Home - The Pencil Project". www.pencilproject.org. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  8. "Future Nigerian Leader, Nofisat, is Making a Difference". Ebola Virus Disease. 16 January 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  9. "How The Pencil Project Book Complements School Learning ~ James Ryan Orr". THVideos.Net. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  10. https://www.amazon.com/Pencil-Project-How-Change-World/dp/1979765235
  11. Orr, James Ryan (November 24, 2017). "The Pencil Project: How to Change The World". Develop Africa – via Google Books.
  12. "Ebola Virus". Center for Disaster Philanthropy. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  13. "About - Dream Home". www.thedreamhome.net. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  14. Develop Africa Inc (2 July 2015). "BBC Media Action Visits Develop Africa's Dream Home". Retrieved 14 February 2019 – via YouTube.
  15. https://www.developafrica.org/files/African-Achievers-International-Award-2012-Honourees.pdf
  16. Vanguard, The Patriotic (April 18, 2012). "NOSLINA 2012 AWARD RECIPIENTS". The Patriotic Vanguard.

External links[edit | edit source]


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