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Guinea - AFM: Susu Project

Mission
Reach the people of Guinea through ministry and education

Description
This mission is one that is constantly growing and reaching out to its surrounding community. Located in the small town of Fria, just two hours from the capital, Conakry, the Susu Project has a church and runs a school. Student Missionaries support the mission by getting involved in the church's ministry, teaching at the school, and assisting the missionary family in their operations.

More Info
  • Average Fundraising Goal: Prices may vary. ~$5,500 for a whole year. See student missions office
  • Timeline: With AFM, student missionaries (SMs) are generally expected to stay an entire calendar year.  SMs generally leave in the summer and return the same date the next year.
  • Location: Fria, Guinea, Africa Check out the location on Google Maps!
  • Living Accommodations: Student missionaries have their own house near the missionary family's house.
  • Language: English is used, but French and the local dialect, Susu, are common.
  • Food: Food consists of rice, curry, vegetables, peanuts, mango, oranges, and baguette-style bread.  Missionaries are in charge of providing food for themselves.
  • Requirements: Visa
Position Info
  • Homeschool Teacher - Student missionaries help with homeschooling the missionary kids and may teach English classes at the church school. Subjects include English, Language Arts, Phonics, Reading, Math, History/Geography, Science, Arts & Crafts, and music (if possible). SM will also study the local language and participate in outreach activities.

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Classroom at the nearby school
Students in class
Andrea ('15-'16) with some of the students
Videos

AFM Susu Project

Learn more about the Susu Project

Websites
Susu Project Website

Interested in Guinea?

Apply for your preferred position at least four months before you plan to serve, though spots may be available up until a month before departure.