Today marks Sierra Leone's 57th birthday as an independent nation and the kids are looking pretty happy about it. Pretty and happy and maybe even a little excited at the prospect of an upcoming party with surprise guests to celebrate our national holiday! COME ON BOARD - FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Follow our journey supporting and protecting vulnerable children in Sierra Leone - please ❤ and share to raise awareness for Ebola’s Generation.
Three and a half minutes of tractor action - the fine blue ploughing machine - thanks to a generous donation from Uncle Bakarr and Uncle Mo - tiling the rich fertile boli lands of Sands Magbolonto Chiefdom to grow rice to feed vulnerable children. Less than 3% of agricultural land in Sierra Leone is farmed using tractors - help our sustainable farming co-op, Hope Sakuma, change that narrative. We have 40 bushels of rice set aside to plant but these Boli lands are so vast we c
The villagers from Ro Rainte and Ro Yeima are our fourth and fifth villages making their debut with a welcome song just for you! They join our gender-balanced teams from Ro Gabaran, Ro Gbin, Manays, Ro Tain and Masillah in our sustainable farming co-op, Hope Sakuma in Sanda Magbolonto Chiefdom, Port Loko district. On the right you can see Khalil, a seed multiplication officer coming out of retirement to make sure we harvest and store our seeds correctly for future planting. C
The kids were honoured to welcome Sierra Leone environmental champions - Uncles Alfred and Vidal from Society 4 Climate change Communications, Uncle Henry from Pan African Climate Justice Alliance and Uncle Alhassan from the Green School Club - to Hope Interim Care Centre to celebrate Mother Earth Day 2018 with a big beach clean-up and some practical environmental action! Last year, the kids learnt all about forests and plastic pollution and this year, on Mother Earth Day, Un
The villagers of Ro Tain would like to introduce themselves to you with a song of welcome. The third village in Sanda Magbolonto Chiefdom making their debut and together with Manays, Masillah, Ro Gabaran, Ro Gbin, Ro Rainte and Ro Yeima forming our sustainable farming co-op. COME ON BOARD - FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Follow our journey improving livliehoods and empowering rural women in Sierra Leone - please ❤ and share to raise awareness for Ebola’s Generation.
The kids from Mama Mayila's Cradle were so proud to welcome Texas Chief Pa Sanpha Sesay from ASLOT, the Association of Sierra Leone Organizations in Texas and to hear of a most marvellous donation $1000! This fantastic umbrella association for diaspora organizations based in Texas is such a good model for our diaspora in other countries, pulling together to find practical solutions for the betterment of Sierra Leone. We add our heartfelt thanks to those from the kids and a pr
Even tho little Kye looks a little apprehensive at the prospect, our toddlers were more than happy to receive their vaccinations from the Ministry of Health and Sanitations team led by nurse Margaret Younger. The visit to Hope Interim Care Centre is just one small part of a nationwide campaign to immunize all under 5's in Sierra Leone with the EPI polio vaccine aiming to wipe out polio once and for all. FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Follow our journey bringing hope and education to vul
Texas Chief Pa Sampha visits Moa Wharf to meet the kids in our kinship fostering programme and to witness first-hand the living conditions the community bear with every day. You can see for yourself the vast amounts of plastics clogging up the culverts leading to localized flooding during rainy season. With a new National Day of Cleaning announced for May 5th we call on the new administration leave no-one behind and help clean-up Moa Wharf and neighbouring wharf communities.