Galai School Project – Our Mission Statement

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. Proverbs 31: 8-9 Education System The Liberian education system was destroyed during the 14-year civil conflict. The country’s human resources development was neglected and the … Continue reading Galai School Project – Our Mission Statement

Africa Night Benefit Concert

What's coming up at St. John? In cooperation with the Ottawa International Drumming Festival, we're hosting a benifit concert to raise money needed to build schools in Liberia and Zambia. Check out the great lineup below! Things kick off at 7:00 PM in Leo Ebinger Hall. Find us here. Admission is by voluntary donation, with … Continue reading Africa Night Benefit Concert

A new school for Galai

Jesse Matthews has proposed an exciting new project to build a school house in the Liberian town of Galai (near Bong). Years of conflict have left Liberian children without access to education, and with little hope for the future in the face of economic hardship. Schools and education programs suffered in Libera under 14 years … Continue reading A new school for Galai