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Our aim is to fund two vehicles enabling us to reach our growing donor base around the UK, without using money pledged for SchoolBags. Can you help?

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School in a Bag is an initiative run by the

Sierra Leone

There are 4 projects in SIERRA LEONE with 2287 Bags in total

TOTAL BAGS - Breakdown by locations

323 bags - Piers Simon School

202 bags - Sierra Leone

400 bags - Sierra Leone - Project 1

1362 bags - Sierra Leone - Project 2

Date: June 2010 / Sept 2011
Partners: Orphund + Help A Needy Child International (HANCI)


The first School in a Bag project under our own umbrella.

Project 1 – Sent 400 SchoolBags to 2 orphanages and 1 school in Freetown and Kamikwe. The Schoolbags were funded by 4 local schools near the SIAB HQ and they were shipped to Sierra Leone in a minibus. The minibus is now used commercially and it generates enough income to sustain the living costs of 40 orphan children.

Project 2 – SIAB funded a container filled with 1,550 SchoolBags and resources for 11 schools. One of the schools in Freetown has become the Piers Simon School.