Tuesday 26 October 2021

“I have my bag and I am going back to school”

Abdul from Kroobay, holding his new backpack on Monday, 25 October. Photocredit: Abdul Sillah, Save the Children

Meet Abdul, 7 who got a new backpack the same colour as his old bag that was burnt in a fire at Spain Community, Kroobay on September 19. He named his old bag “powerful” because of the drawings on it. He was thrilled to get his new backpack because “it looks and feels just the same."

Wednesday 20 October 2021

USAID Mission Director visits USAID MOMEMTUM Program in Sierra Leone

Group photo of the Sierra Leone MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership consortium and the USAID mission team at the Waterloo health facility. October 2021. Photo Credit:  Abdul Sillah, Save the Children

Monday 27 September 2021

GPE NGO-Consortium launches the National Back to School Campaign


High table at the Back to School campaign launch, National Conference Centre, Freetown, 21 September. L-R: Commissioner, NCC; Country Director, FoRUT; Country Director, Save the Children; Deputy Minister, MBSSE; Deputy Minister, MGCA and Country Representative, World Bank. Photo credit: Daniel Ibrahim Kamara, Save the Children

Wednesday 22 September 2021

S/HERO: Community Nurse uses her own funds to build health clinic

Meet Rebecca Swaray, a Community Health Nurse that used her own funds to build the only health clinic in Thompson Bay Community. She first started as a nurse at the clinic in 2005 and is now the in-charge.

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Hundreds of children affected by Kroobay Fire