The Hope team were proud to attend a five-day training workshop on family reunification learning some startling facts about what Sierra Leone children face growing up with 12 million kids going to bed hungry, 3.4 million having lost their parents or care-givers, 3.3 million at risk of teenage pregnancy and 76,000 children on the streets for at least part of their lives. The event opened by the Hon. Bindi Hindowa, deputy minister for gender and children's affairs and Uncle Wil
Another month clearing for cassava and the Hope Sakuma team complete their rainy season project with the cassava farm reaching right down to the rice paddies interplanted with cashew and fruit saplings. Destumping elephant grass and Digging high heaps ready for planting and expertly cutting cassava sticks to propagating size before firmly pressing the freshly cut sticks in the newly dug heaps. And this is how this nutritious drought-resistant crop is helping rural communities
Late night laughs with Mya and Leo vying to be Laugher-in-Chief seeing who can laugh loudest and longest and in an extended fit of the giggles barely taking a breath between them both win their laughing contest with a near-record four-minute laugh-in! FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Follow our journey bringing hope to vulnerable children in Sierra Leone - please ❤ and share to raise awareness for Ebola’s Generation and children living with disabilities.
After the threshing and drying of Hope Sakuma's upland rice harvest it's time to start parboiling to boost nutrition, helping the rice swell when cooked again. Then the parboiled rice is spread on the cleaned tarpaulin to dry once more before taking to team Makelekos by bike to mill, helping support their FBO as well as our own. FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Please ❤ and share our sustainable farming journey empowering rural women with nature-based solutions to improve nutrition, livel
Ah beautiful Salone! Breathtaking York beach with blue skies, a blue sea and a secret cave with a unique history! Bakarr, Mo and Tollo clamber across the rocks to the entrance of the secret cave and after some hesitation - it is, after all, very dark in there indeed - venture into the extensive cavern and it's rock pools learning of it's unique story from hiding slaves on the run during the days of the transatlantic slave trade to providing water to the Queens on her majesty'
Join Samuel celebrating World Food Day in Sierra Leone at the national harvest festival, displaying Hope Sakuma's produce with other farmers from Karene District. Farm coordinator Samuel gathers Hope Sakuma produce to take to Kono for a national agricultural festival being held in capital Koidu Displaying produce alongside colleague farmers from across Karene Samuel displays Hope Sakuma's speciality buttercup rice, our reddest of red palm oils, highly prized and hand-pressed
He knows he done wrong but there's no interrupting cheeky monkey from his feast of gari and palm oil and from the puppies bowl too. No wonder the dogs look bewildered and not a little put out! FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Follow our journey bringing hope to vulnerable children in Sierra Leone - please ❤ and share to raise awareness for Ebola’s Generation and children living with disabilities.
Lots of smiles from the resilient Mahanaim kids for the double helpings of Big Boss lollipops and biscuits while they're waiting for their new home to be built. All thanks to Uncle Ian in the UK for your kind donation of rice, palm oil from Hope Sakuma, tomato paste, maggi and laundry soap for the kids store cupboard. After the visit to the kids Uncle Williams pays a courtesy call to the Polio Challenge Association donating a further 50,000 le to help with the teams administr