Greetings from Sierra Leone
Reppin’ that green, white, & blue. Happy independence day Sierra Leone!
SIERRA LEONE @ 52
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Salone Independence Ball in New York
Men in Sierra Leone sorting kola nuts, a bitter tasting caffeine-containing fruit found on the cola trees of West Africa.
Kola nuts have various uses in many different West African societies, ranging from ceremonial offerings to healing practices.
In 1800s, American pharmacist John Pemberton introduced them to the Western world by combining kola nuts with sugar, carbonated water and other ingredients to make the first cola soft drink in the West. Coca-Cola no longer uses kola nuts in its recipe.
The Global Justice Club at Harborfields High School, Greenlawn, NY. put on a concert to raise money for The Magic Penny.
Michelle DaSilva-Burke is the advisor in top photo[above, 3rd row middle, bottom photo first row on the left].
The group presented checks to The Magic Penny [Lucy Sumner the president and International Director of the Magic Penny is shown top photo back row in the middle, and photo above back row on the left]
-Sierra Leonean Proverb
Be educated any way you can.