Category: Inspiration for the Program

A Visit To Guinea

I recently had the delightful and deeply moving experience of spending a month in Guinea staying in the neighborhood where the Guinea Kids students live. Many of these children I knew when I visited 3 years ago and was overjoyed to see them again grown that much bigger! Addams is the girl in the center [...]

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Young People Helping Young People

Guinea Kids would like to highlight an inspirational young person who took an opportunity to be moved into action by the world around her. 13 year old, Liki Berg, upon learning about GKEF and the children it supports, decided to hold her own fundraiser at her school, Twin Falls Middle School.   Together with her school Key Club, Liki made candy grams and sold them to raise [...]

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Guinea Kids Fundraising Committee

Last weekend we had the first meeting of the Guinea Kids Fundraising Committee! This newly forming committee was a natural progression after the trip to Guinea. So many of the 20 Americans who went to Guinea have been profoundly touched by this place and its people. Since returning, we all have been constantly talking about [...]

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Freshly Returned From Guinea, W. Africa!

Hi Everyone! I have just returned from Guinea and have much to share. This journey was one of the most rich and rewarding experiences of my life. These photos are of some of the children who are receiving the scholarship money to attend school. And photos of the school they will attend and that will [...]

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Guinea Fundraiser Show

What a great time we all had at the Guinea Fundraiser show! It was a rich community event that brought people together in a special way: to celebrate our own children’s education and to support the education of children in Conakry, Guinea. The children of New Discovery School did a fabulous performance of African-style dance. [...]

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