Stories from Maronka

EducAid’s Maronka Primary School is a special place. It is a safe home for girls, it is a model school, and it is a hub for much of EducAid’s teacher training. We are raising money for Maronka as part of … Read More

#WomenofEducAid: meet Josephine Kamara

We hope you have been enjoying our #WomenofEducAid campaign. As a new member of the EducAid family, I have really enjoyed getting to know these women a little better by hearing their stories and I now have a much better … Read More

#WomenofEducAid: meet Zainab Bangura

This is the second post in the blog series #WomenofEducAid which champions and celebrates the many women who make EducAid what it is today, and who continuously work towards quality education and gender equality in Sierra Leone. Today’s blog celebrates … Read More

#WomenofEducAid: meet Haja Gbla

By Haja Gbla & Roxanne Tibbert In the wake of International Women’s Day, EducAid Sierra Leone want to celebrate the many women working to make quality education accessible to the most vulnerable students in Sierra Leone. These #WomenofEducAid often work … Read More

A New School Year at EducAid

On Monday, 10th September EducAid schools opened their doors to the 2018-19 school year. We have collected some photos from that first week to share the sense of excitement, joy and focus of this special time of year. We hope … Read More

Poems by Alice Y

Alice Y is a junior staff member at the Pate Bana Marankh school. Passionate about girls’ education and rights, Alice came to EducAid when her family fell on hard times and were unable to fund her education. She enjoys writing … Read More

A Day in the Life of an EducAid Volunteer

By Zeinab Makki   In celebration of Volunteers’ Week (1st to 7th June), Zeinab Makki interviews one of EducAid’s most frequent volunteers, retired biology teacher, Ken Hall.     “You meet young people with a drive and passion for doing … Read More

Gladys Mansaray – Lawyer in the Making!

I am Gladys Mansaray, a third year LLB Honours student at the University of Makeni (UniMak).  I went to the EducAid Secondary School in 2009.  Before 2009, it was really not easy for my parents to pay my school fees.  … Read More

September 2017 at EducAid

September was an eventful month for everyone at EducAid. Teachers and staff gathered together for training and meetings before welcoming the children back into the classroom on 11th September. This was no small achievement after the devastation of August’s mudslide and … Read More