Togo Blind Center/Village Of Light

Togo

The Village of Light began ministering to the visually-impaired in Togo in 1974, and continues to this day to offer compassionate education to those that otherwise would have no opportunity to attend a school due to their physical handicap. The staff not only provides a quality education, but also strives to incorporate Christ and the truth of God's Word to each of the students.

The school currently offers:

  • Complete room and board for students throughout the school year.
  • Teaching every subject required by the Togolese education system for grades K through 6, plus a curriculum that incorporates Scripture.
  • A 2-year workshop program as continuing education that serves to prepare the graduate to launch his/her own business upon full completion of the program.
  • A staff of 28 Togolese workers (8 of whom are former students) to provide housing, meals, education, security, and property upkeep.
  • All students are involved in a local church during the school year.

Ongoing annual operating costs include:

  • $8,000 per year to provide 3 meals every day to the students
  • $27,000 per year to cover Togolese staff salaries, providing an income for numerous families
  • $12,000 per year to provide electricity to the school and dorms
  • $13,000 per year for miscellaneous property maintenance and upkeep
  • The school recently received a very generous donation of solar panels, but the need remains to purchase the support structure and the batteries to run the system. This would eliminate a majority of the annual electricity costs the school faces each year.

The one-time cost for this is $15,000


Would you be willing to help continue to provide a quality education and compassionate care to a group that is viewed as useless by their society due to their blindness?

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$8K
Provides 3 meals for students
for one year
28
Togolese staffers
8
Former students now work here

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School Coordinator
Our team at The Village of Light school for the blind needs an experienced and committed school coordinator with good business and communication skills.
Ministry and Business Coordinator
Ministry and business coordinator needed for a blind school and gift shop ministry in Togo, West Africa.
Togo Blind Center Van
The Village of Light School for the Blind is in need of a new van for transporting students to and from church, as well as to their home villages at the end of each semester.
Aquaponics Ministry of Togo
Raising food and crops for the Village of Light Blind Center.
Maintenance & Construction Specialists
Use your skills and specialty in maintenance and construction to reach those in Southern Togo. The Southern Togo Team needs experienced or knowledgeable short, mid- and long-term teammates and volunteers!
Rory and Kristy Moore
Administrator at Village of Light School for the Blind