PROJECTS

After the complications of Covid and numerous travel restrictions, MADCF is excited to be back in action!

      Check back often to follow the progress of our newest projects!

Camp Make a Difference

MADCF volunteers teamed together with All Africa Outreach Ministry to host a week long camp for children at Umuokehia Community School, one of our most at risk schools in Aba, Nigeria. Children were served two nutritious meals a day and participated in creative lessons as well as sports activities. MADCF also distributed books, clothing, shoes, and other much needed essential supplies.

July 2017

Operation Change a Life

 

MADCF shipped a 40-ft container filled with donated medical supplies, educational materials, clothing, and shoes to Lagos, Nigeria to be distributed to the children in our partner schools there.

June 2016

 

Color Run and Playground Equipment Collection

 

Student in the IRun4Life Running Program at Titus Elementary Shool in Warrington, PA, collected playground equipment and hosted a Color Run to raise funds. The donations they collected were shipped overseas as part of Operation Change a Life.

May 2016

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The Pen Pal Project

 

Students from Warwick Elementary School and the Montessori Development Center in Bucks County, PA, participated in this exciting project which linked the with students in several Nigerian schools.  The students exchanged postcards and collected pencils and funds as part of this effort.

January-June 2014

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MADCF Begins Work in Colombia

MADCF volunteers delivered food, clothing, recreational materials and books to children living at Fundacion Dar Esperanza, an orphanage and residential shelter for abused children in Cali, Colombia.  

May, 2019

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Making a Difference in

Aba, Nigeria

MADCF teamed up with All Africa Outreach Ministry to deliver books and school supplies to elementary schools in the Aba region of Eastern Nigeria.

November, 2020

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Make a Difference 5K Race

 

MADCF volunteers teamed together with Make a Difference Kids, students from Central Bucks East High School, and other volunteers to hold our first 5K Race in Warminster Park in Warminster, PA.  Runners of all ages and ability levels participated on a frigid morning in November to help raise funds to support our ongoing projects.  We plan to make this a regular event!

November 2016

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Dance-a-Thon

 

Students in Grades K-6 at Jamison Elementary School in Jamison, PA held a dance-a-thon fundraiser to help other children through MADCF projects.  The theme was, "Dance to Make a Difference!" 

November 2015

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Elbow Lane Day Camp

School Supply Project

Children at Elbow Lane Day Camp in Warrington, PA decorated pencil cases and included personal notes and school supplies for Nigerian children in our partner schools.

Summer 2014

Make a Difference Talent Show

5th and 6th Graders from Jamison Elementary School in Jamison, PA, held a talent show to benefit MADCF's efforts.  In lieu of an admission charge, guests were asked to make a donation of a children's book or shoes.

Winter 2014

Future projects:

  • Construction of library at the Fundacion Dar Esperanza orphanage in Cali, Colombia

  • Construction of sanitary laundry station including two new washing machines at Fundacion Dar Esperanza orphanage

  • Renovation of children's sleeping dormitory including repair of walls, roof, and fresh paint at Fundacion Dar Esperanza orphanage.

  • Purchase of van for the orphans of Fundacion Dar Esperanza so they can attend a better school and have access to regular and emergency medical care.

  • Construction of a chicken coop and purchase of a starter flock to give sustainable access to fresh eggs and protein to the children of Fundacion Dar Esperanza (FDE).

  • Establishment and maintenance of a vegetable garden to improve the nutrition and diet of the orphans of FDE.

  • Identification of other orphanages and shelters in Colombia where MADCF can start working to make a difference.

  • Distribution of educational materials to schools in the Aba region of Eastern Nigeria.

  • Multiple school  interscholastic reading competition and soccer tournament in Eastern, Nigeria.

  • implementation of breakfast program in Lagos schools

  • Academic & soccer exchange program (US/Nigeria/Colombia)

  • Creation of sustainable community gardens in Abia State, Nigeria

  • opening of Nigerian/American school in Lagos

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