OAKS charity evolved following a visit by Margaret Jarrett to see her grandmother Mabel in Sierra Leone during the closing days of the civil war. The post war levels of poverty and malnutrition, the lack of facilities and opportunity for the underprivileged galvanised Margaret into action. She bought a piece of bush land in a poor area of Tikonko Chiefdom, south of Bo Town and became determined to build a school for marginalised children. Education is the key to opportunity, everyone needs hope and a stake in the future.
Margaret is an evangelist and she wanted the school hall to be used as a place of worship on a Sunday to promote moral standards and help to foster good citizenship. Her dream is big and also includes future medical facility and small