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Let’s not leave out the disabled….

Being disabled should not mean being disqualified from having access to every aspect of life. But this is the reality faced by several children in schools served by Shashamane Sunrise across the globe. It is a reality that is not often addressed or even spoken about, and it continues to be one of the greatestContinue Reading

JRDC School Annual Report 2012

JRDC School Annual Report 2012

First we must give thanks to Gad for his loving kindness in allowing us to complete another successful year at the JRDC Kindergarten and Elementary school. The year had its challenges some small and some large however, we overcame them as they presented themselves through the grace of Jah. We had over 500 hundred studentsContinue Reading

January 2013 Newsletter

January 2013 Newsletter

The New Year brings the start of a new semester for the children we serve around the world. We start the New Year with renewed vigor and the knowledge that through our efforts we are changing lives, one student at a time. Looking back at our accomplishments over the last year we see that ourContinue Reading

Reaction Times With George Bovell

Reaction Times With George Bovell

Our trip over the weekend to visit the Salybia Government Primary School and our orientation and training program were in my opinion, very successful. As it was my first actual school visit with Shahamane Sunrise there was no similar prior experience for me to compare this to. Our day started of with a quick brainstormingContinue Reading

A Social Entrepreneurship class

A Social Entrepreneurship class

Part of Shashamane Sunrise’s mission is to facilitate the creation of healthy learning environments in the schools it supports. One of the ways to achieve is this through the development of sustainable social enterprises. The pilot project is Ngora-Okoboi Primary School in Uganda.   During the first semester of 2012, a group of MBA studentsContinue Reading

December Newsletter

December Newsletter

As the year draws to an end before we, the staff and volunteers of Shashamane Sunrise, turn our sights towards to future we reflect on the past. We think of all the children in Haiti, Kenya, Trinidad, Ethiopia, Uganda and Jamaica who are without basic educational infrastructure to realise their dreams and aspirations or thoseContinue Reading

A Report from Okoboi Primary School

A Report from Okoboi Primary School

Greetings to all our friends at Shashamane, We are happy to inform you that we are progressing well academically this year. The school has 10 teachers and 406 pupils. We had a boarding section for P. 7 class. The candidates did P.L.E and we expect to update you of the performance when results are outContinue Reading

Kwaheri Africa

Kwaheri Africa

Our Team has just completed out East African Service visits to Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. We donated schools supplies and sporting equipment to some 1300 students in 4 schools, JRDC School in Shashamane, Ethiopia, Senator Obama Secondary School in Kogelo, Kenya, Mutumbu Girls School in Mutumbu, Kenya and Ngora Okoboi Primary School in Kumi, Uganda.Continue Reading

My Summer in Liberia

My Summer in Liberia

As I journeyed across the waters to Liberia Monrovia I didn’t know what to expect. All my life I was given so much by my parents. Education, vacations, extracurricular activities etc…There’s so much I took advantage of without knowing that every child is not advantaged as I was. As I stepped off the plane inContinue Reading

PAT BISHOP LIVES…

PAT BISHOP LIVES…

Those who wanted to wound me wounded you, And the dose of secret poison meant for me Like a net passes through my work –but leaves Its smear of rust and sleeplessness on you. (Pablo Neruda) We know something they could only guess and, for that, my love, Eye will grow accustomed to your absence likeContinue Reading


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