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Stories from the field in Sierra Leone.

Yeama’s First Day At Private School

Yeama’s First Day At Private School

Here’s what Yeama Mamie had to say about her first day at her new private school this fall. “The name of my new school is John International Academy. I woke up early in the morning to say my morning prayers, wash, get dressed, eat my breakfast and go to school. The...

Why Sponsorship

Why Sponsorship

Here at Princess Promise, sponsorship is at the heart of our ministry.  Each of our girls has five sponsorship shares available. These shares, at just $39 a month each, allow every girl to have up to five different sponsors. This means five different people are...

Sampa’s Story

Sampa’s Story

When Sampa was just 8 years old, after both of her parents died from the Ebola virus, one of her neighbors took her in. This is common practice in Sierra Leone when a child is orphaned. Unfortunately, her new caregiver had motives other than caring for and loving...

Meet Adama

Meet Adama

Adama was just 11 when her parents both died after battles with their health. After her parents passed, she was put into the care of a business partner of her family. The man had ill-intentions for Adama, and took her away from the only village she’s ever known and...

After-School Tutoring Program Success

After-School Tutoring Program Success

During the early days of Princess Promise’s partnership with Love One Another, we noticed a pattern in the public exam performance of our girls. In order to move forward into secondary school, each student has to pass a country-wide exam. We quickly realized that most...

Sierra Leone, Africa

Sierra Leone, Africa

Princess Promise exists to serve, encourage and equip vulnerable girls in Sierra Leone, Africa. This doesn’t mean much to you unless you know a little about Sierra Leone and its people! Sierra Leone is a beautiful country in the western region of Africa, sitting on...

Who Are the Princess Promise Girls?

Who Are the Princess Promise Girls?

Princess Promise exists to bring hope and healing to vulnerable girls in Sierra Leone, Africa.  But, who are these girls? There were 320,000 orphans in Sierra Leone as a result of an 11-year-long civil war and another 12,000 after the Ebola outbreak. With nowhere...

Building Update: Girl’s Interim Care Center

Building Update: Girl’s Interim Care Center

The girl's home is 40% complete with all the blockwork finished. They will start to roof the home next week as they will also begin the foundation work for our first Family Home.  They're prepping for the roof construction that starts next week! The front of the...

Princess Promise Update: February 2021

Princess Promise Update: February 2021

Enjoying God's Great Blessings! The girls are enjoying their new dresses! Charla with Sunlite Massage (McKinney) wanted to do something special for the girls. She offered her clients a chance to win 2- free 90-minute massages for a $10 raffle ticket. She raised $600...