What We Do

WHAT WE DO

 

 

WHERE WE WORK


 

CORE PROGRAMMES


 

SUSTAINABLE PROGRAMMES


 

SIERRA LEONE PARTNERS


 

SARICO3

 

 

   
 
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Poverty is apparent across the whole country but is more heavily concentrated in the rural areas. One of the poorest is the agricultural Northern Region, where almost 80% of the people are poor defined as living on less than £2 per day. It's capital Makeni is located about 40 km from Freetown, the country's capital city.

Currently the people of Sierra Leone and particularly people living in the rural Northern Region have poor access to education, healthcare and have a high level of food poverty.


       A recent world bank report shows the country has one of the:          

Sierra Leone is a country with a number of historic firsts.

The first country in West Africa to establish:

  • A boy's secondary school – Sierra Leone Grammar School
  • A girl's secondary school – The Annie Walsh School
  • The first university college – Fourah Bay College.


​However, the decade long war which ended in 2002 intensified poverty in the population, placing the country near the bottom of the HDI (Human Development Index)

 

​Although the country is now peaceful and stable there is still much work to be done to ensure every child has access to school, every mother to basic healthcare and each person to a decent, nutritious meal.

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