Sahbu founder Mitch Weight embarked on a trip to West Africa to adopt two boys. It was there that he discovered problems such as an 85% unemployment rate. 80% of School age girls are involved in prostitution. 340,000 children are orphaned due to AIDS and civil war. A 19 year old girl has a 66% chance she has been raped His initial thought was, "How can I help?" He discovered that the solutions are not found in monetary donations but through making education available. As a professional in the education field, Mitch created Sahbu as a vehicle to provide opportunities for the people of West Africa to become educated.
For Every Student Enrolled...Sahbu Sends a Child in West Africa to School