In a recent conversation with Bishop Markus of Kafanchan, I asked him to tell us in his own words the benefit buses would bring to the schools in. He outlined several specific points describing the benefits. Kafanchan is a largely rural with many small villages; the majority of the population live below the poverty line.
Purchase price raised in Nigeria
The money for the purchase of these buses was raised in Nigeria, Africa Education Partnership has paid for the shipping of the buses to Nigeria. The port taxes will also be paid by our Nigerian partners.
Buses on their way to Nigeria.
On August 8, 2020, the buses were prepared for shipment in Connecticut. Volunteers loaded nine barrels of books and school supplies, two barrels of medical supplies from Kateri Medical Services for the hospital in Kafanchan, and two barrels of essential spare maintenance parts for the buses.