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One World,One Heart,One Love

Tags: Sierra Leone
One World,One Heart,One Love - A story of life after a decade of civil war.

Created on: Aug-27-2009   Published on: Apr-17-2010

 

8.5" x 8.5" - Perfect Binding - Softcover - Color - Photo Book
Theme: Children    Sales Term: Everyone
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Facts About Sierra Leone and the Mission we support:



Over 300 orphans and street children

Civil war began in October 1991 by the (RUF)

Nine years of civil war

The country is second poorest in the world

No electricity

No running water

Health issues (malaria)

Lack of prescription drugs

Nearest hospital is 15 miles away

Poor road conditions

4 schools in the township with over 2000 students

Children walk as far as 12 miles every day

School day is from 8:00am to 2:00pm with no meals being served

The daily menu consists of rice, cassava leaves and palm oil

Average lifespan is 45 years

No industry, no jobs, petty trading

Nearest large city is Freetown

 
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Lyndsay is a Junior at Panther Valley High School in Lansford,Pa. She indends to donate all proceeds from the sale of this book to the One Love Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps St Mary's Orphanage in Sierra Leone West Africa.