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The Ebert Kakua School for the Deaf

The Ebert Kakua School for the Deaf

As an intern for EFO this summer, I had the rewarding experience to work on a solar energy installation at the Ebert Kakua School for the Deaf in Bo, Sierra Leone. For this project, EFO partnered with the American-based Deeper Missions missionary group, who were also providing sign language training for the school teachers and deaf-culture awareness meetings for members of the community.

In just three days, the solar system was built practically from scratch to provide light and power for the three school buildings and a water pump. Preston Kemeny, my fellow intern, and I worked with EFO technician ...

The solar System at St. Martin’s Orphanage, Port Loko proving to be a great success

The solar System at St. Martin’s Orphanage, Port Loko proving to be a great success

A year on from the installation at St. Martin’s orphanage, the solar system is achieving great results. Auntie Emily who runs the orphanage is delighted with what she has seen in the last year. According to Emily, ‘’children from schools in Port Loko come to study in the evenings and two children from the orphanage got the best grades in their class in their last exams’’ thanks to the solar. In recent exams, Sonita Conteh and Christiana Sesay got the highest grades in their classes and their fellow student, Johnson Kanu, came second in his class (they are proudly ...

Kamabai Secondary School

Phase two of one of the Kamabai Secondary School Solar electrical installation has been completed. The school was partially wired, with 4×220 Watts solar panels and 2x200A-hr batteries. All the priorities’ buildings has now being wired the system has being upgraded now to 6×220 Watts solar panel and additional 2x200A-hr has also been added to the school solar electrical system. The Kamabai Community health centre has also being fully wired, the solar electrical system will be installed in a few weeks time. Follow the link below to see photos on our facebook page. Posted by Chernor M. Jalloh

 

Gbendembu Secondary School Installation

After the Christmas break and into the New Year with a lot of administrative work EFO staff have completed an electrical wiring at the Baptist Senior Secondary School in Gbendembu, Gbendembu Ngowahun, Bombali District, Sierra Leone. This will save time and reduce the work load as the solar installation will be done come March. The first part of the School installation has been completed. All necessary wiring and electrical work was carried out with great success. Students and teachers participated in the installation, this includes distribution cables to different buildings. This will enable the school to utilize the solar power ...