Monday 31 August 2020

"Education is more than silver and gold"


Baindu doing family laundry in Pujehun District August 2020. Photo credit: Rose Massaquoi MoPADA

As a 17-year-old mother, Baindu* thought her life was over when the father of her child denied the pregnancy. Since enrolling in the Right to Be a Girl project, she has managed to start working toward her dreams again.

Monday 24 August 2020

The right to a brighter future through Education for child brides


At the age of 15, Musu Sowa* was forced by her parents to marry a 69-year-old man in return for financial support since they did not believe in educating a girl anyway. Today she thanks Right to Be a Girl for changing her life.

“As a little girl I always dreamed of having an education and becoming somebody in life so that I can support my family and be a role model in my community.”

Thursday 21 May 2020

Save the Children featured in an Article by the Daily Telegraph UK


Sharing with you an article written by the Daily Telegraph. The  story is on education and the likely impact of COVID-19 on girls. The feature is based on an interview with Minister of Education and with Save the Children. Please follow ths link below.

Wednesday 11 September 2019

School Me

This film is about School Me Project geared towards improving the educational outcomes in 30 communities located in Western Rural District Sierra Leone. 


Monday 2 September 2019

Celebrating SCI Sierra Leone Programme Success: AEP NPSE Results

We are happy to share with you another GREAT YEAR OF SUCCESS from the Accelerated Education Project, commonly known as AEP.

Last year we received news of how well the AEP pupils performed in the National Primary School Examination (NPSE). Well, 2019 is no exception. In fact they exceeded all expectations.

A BIG CONGRATS to the AEP Programme team, the dedicated community teachers and more importantly the children who have taken advantage of this opportunity and shown real AMBITION for education

See below a summary of the 2019 NPSE results from AEP.