Thank you.

Thank you for making a difference. Since the opening of our library in July of 2010, we have continued to work hard to make positive changes to improve education at Dekpor Basic School and better the living conditions for the people of Dekpor.

We couldn’t do it without you! We are a small group of highly dedicated volunteers, but we can only do our work because of the ongoing support we receive from generous people like you.

We value your trust. We are grateful for your support. We are committed to making every dollar count.

Thank you for giving.

Thank you for visiting our website, liking our Facebook page, and telling others about the work we do. Together, we are creating hopeful futures.

Gerard and Harley (black Labrador), and bike
Back in 2016, the Rotary Club of Scarborough was first introduced to Carol when they were hosting a Kids Against Hunger Canada food packing event and we were one of the chosen recipients. Gerard Baribeau was the Club president at the time. Since then, Gerard has personally stayed committed to making a difference in Dekpor.View donor page
Gerry FitzGerald

Gerry FitzGerald generously donated funds to help us with our business start-up expenses in Canada. Thank you!

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Highview Public School exterior

Highview Public School rocks! From purchasing beads to make bracelets to the large donation from the 2011 grads to build our first water reservoir, individual donations from students and teachers and the gift of books for the Dekpor library, this school in Aurora, Ontario has shown compassion in a big way.

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John & Joyce Wilson

An extremely generous donation made by John and Joyce Wilson of England, in loving memory of Larry and May Simpson, was used to repair the Junior High School (JHS) classrooms that were on the verge of collapse (2011).

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External view of John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute

Thank you to Ms Duggan, a teacher volunteer who spent the summer of 2013 in Dekpor, and her Me to We students at John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute (CVI) in Guelph for selling $911 worth of jewellery. The profits were put toward our life-saving food programme.

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Karen Burke

Karen Burke, of Whitby, Ontario, hosted several highly successful social evenings to raise funds for Dekpor.  Thank you, Karen!

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Exterior view of Keilor Views Primary School

The Junior School CouncilSara Fasano, and Lucy Berrill came up with a clever initiative called Kids Feeding Kids and they managed to raise an incredible $1938 AUD to be used for our food programme! What a thrill to have our first Australian supporters jump on board! What a wonderful fundraising effort for a school to raise that much money in a week!

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Carol Sheardown being presented cheque from Mike Smiley

Carol was happy to be invited to attend the Kempenfelt Rotary Club of Barrie meeting as their guest speaker. In September they sent us a cheque for $1500 to enable 10 students to be put on our life-saving food programme! What a wonderful gift!

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front face of the Klosterneuburg school building, 3 storey white building

We have amazing friends in Austria!

Since 2018, Klosterneuburg BG has shown great interest in the work we do in Dekpor after Abraham and Linda spent several weeks giving lessons about the Ghanaian culture and local ways. The staff, students, and parents have embraced our work and fundraise for different intiatives.

The latest, in September 2023, is an ongoing event called Bikeline.  Everyone has been encouraged to utilize their bicycles more frequently!

Be sure to check the Austrian Friends donor page for the full Klosterneuburg BG story!

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Ledgir House staff in front of Christmas tree

Ledgir House of British Columbia made a wonderful donation of $3000 that was put towards our borehole project. Clean water for Dekpor--what a gift! We are so thankful for their support of our work!

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