Fote – Adopt a Village

In December 2008, partnered with Little and LOUD to help increase awareness about Fote Primary School to Australian readers and fund a special Christmas gift for the kids. Our readers and supporters together raised an amazing AUD$15,000 in just four weeks. Our objectives were to put that money towards:

  • Supporting physical education
  • Supporting creative learning
  • Supporting literacy
  • osting a special christmas movie night in the village under the stars
  • Building a more comfortable, hygienic and safe learning environment
  • Provide storage space

By December 2009 Little and LOUD have done the following for Fote Primary School thanks to Australia’s help!

  • Organized a special Christmas celebration with a feast, dancing, and an outdoor cinema for all families of the community
  • New storage building for school equipment
  • New timber building for the Pre-Class (kindergarten) made from demolishing the old dilapidated building and re-using the material
  • Installed security wires and locks across all of the windows
  • Painted the school buildings
  • New sanitation block
  • New and more sports equipment, reading books, art materials, educational posters and office supplies
  • English classes for students and teachers
  • Computer skills class for teachers and adults

To specifically contribute to continued support for Fote, please donate using this button:


Adopt-a-Village | partnered with us to bring Christmas to the needy children of Fote Village in the Solomon Islands. We raised more than $14,000 to help fix their school and to provide them with basic school materials required for a proper education.

Welcome to Fote Village
Rhoda Lazo and Michelle Roldan tell the story of how it happened that they had to help these kids.

Please Help Our School
When it rains, water pours through the leaky roof of Fote Village Primary School.

Little and LOUD penpals
Two remote schools connect: Kids from outback Australia and the Solomon Islands swap drawings and stories.

Spears, Panpipes and Dancing
See what happened when your donations arrived at’s adopted village.

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