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Donations are vital for VAAFD to run all of its programs. Unlike other organizations, 100% of the money that is donated goes directly into the people VAAFD helps – the refugees. There are NO administration costs.

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Carolyn A. Miller Elementary School

The following are the volunteer opportunities at the Carolyn A. Miller Elementary School. If you have any questions about the positions, please e-mail volunteer@vaafd.com

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Mission Statement

Our goal is to form long-term partnerships with the community, donors, and volunteers to produce sustainable social, environmental, and economic initiatives that result in the eradication of poverty.


Mission Statement

VAAFD: A Sustainable Answer to Liberia's Future “The civil war did such a level of destruction due to illiteracy. Therefore, for no such occurrence to happen again, there is a need for an educational crusade in Liberia.” - Karrus Hayes, Founder and Director of the Carolyn A. Miller School Vision Awake Africa for Development is a non-profit organization based at the Buduburam Refugee Settlement outside Accra, Ghana. VAAFD was founded in 2005 by Liberian refugees in Ghana with the purpose of bettering the lives of Liberians in both Ghana and Liberia. Its first project and biggest institution are the Carolyn A. Miller Schools which provides free education to over 750 children, many of whom are unaccompanied and orphaned minors.

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When you donate, you have the option to send your money to any of the initiatives/institutions outlined below or to the area of most need where VAAFD will decide which area donations are best suited.

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