Sean Devereux was assassinated in Somalia in 1993 whilst working on a food distribution programme for UNICEF.
Sean's family lived in Yateley in Hampshire and he was educated at Salesian College in Farnborough. The Salesians are a teaching order and it was this background that led to him entering teacher training after school and his first teaching role was at Salesian College in Chertsey.
"In adverse and often dangerous circumstances, Sean showed complete dedication to his work. Sean was an exemplary staff member and gave his life serving others. Sean was a real solider of Peace."
(UN Secretary General, Dr Boutros Boutros-Ghali)
Since 1993, the fund (originally called the Sean Devereux Liberian Children's Fund) has generated over £1.25m for children in Liberia, Tanzania, Burkina Faso and Somalia amongst others.
We estimate that over 11 sea containers full of equipment and supplies have been shipped in that time.