EducAid fighting Ebola: Augustine Bundor

Times can be tough in Sierra Leone, and this is one of them. With Ebola rife throughout the country, and the population panicked about contracting this deadly disease, education can seem secondary to survival. This is not the case. Our … Read More

EducAid today: 16th October 2014

Since the first case was confirmed in Sierra Leone on 25th May, the swift acceleration of the Ebola virus across the country and Western Africa has seemingly caught both governments and the international community off-guard. Ebola has claimed around 1183 … Read More

Ebola & Our Response

At EducAid we have been fighting to protect ourselves from Ebola from the very beginning. We are in the fortunate position that the majority of our school compounds are generally self-contained and stable. Under the guidance of our Country Director … Read More

The Thoughtful Sierra Leonean

EducAid is working on the production of educational radio programmes for distribution across the country while the ebola State of Emergency keeps schools shut and children away from their studies. If we have learned nothing else during this latest crisis, … Read More

Photo Exhibition –

Please do come along and bring everyone you can. It will be a great event. Beautiful photographs and inspiring speakers, followed by drinks and a grand auction. Thursday, 23rd October 2014 6:30pm for 7pm St Michael’s Church, Chester Square London … Read More

Education on the move with EducAid!

So….since the declaration of the State of Emergency, there is a complete ban of all gatherings of more than five people except for going to church, or the mosque or ebola sensitisation meetings. One of the most significant consequences of … Read More

Dispelling Ebola Myths

Jungle trek across 4 flooded rivers, up hill and down dale to reach some of our more rural communities.  And what an emotional roller-coaster this one is. I can go from desperate sadness to frustrated anger to laughter to pride … Read More

Ebola, Education, EducAid

Ebola – what is the reality of the situation on the ground? For the last six months and more, ebola has been found infecting and causing the deaths of people in Guinea, Liberia and eventually Sierra Leone. What is ebola? … Read More

Issa Fowai – Civil Engineer

This is surely why we do what we do. When we have hard times, it is great to remember some of the highlights and Issa’s successes and attitude have to be among the best of those: Dear Miriam,I have finally … Read More

Photo Exhibition – Save the Date

Really happy to announce a photo exhibition organised by some of our most committed volunteers. The event includes a stunning photographic exhibition on EducAid’s work inSierra Leone, with a focus on the obstacles faced by girls and womenin the country. … Read More

Our World, Our Eyes, Our Imagination

In June and July 2012 the students of EducAid Lumley, EducAid Rolal and EducAid Maronka took part in a project to learn photography. The stories of their lives in Sierra Leone along with their ‘snaps’ have been published by one … Read More

Achieving their potential step by step

The new head girl and head boy addressing the assembly after their induction. Jaminatu Morie joined EducAid via the Women’s Project, our catch up education programme for secondary age girls who have not been allowed to go to school properly … Read More

Aminata Fofanah (20) RIP

Magbeni Village – Home for many years of Aminata Fofanah and her grandmother, Rugiatu Jah Aminata Fofanah, past pupil of Magbeni and Lumley from some years ago and grand-daughter of the nurse in Magbeni, Rugie Jah, had recently come back … Read More

Future Leaders of Sierra Leone Against Corruption

S.K. and Kabiru – Head boys of Lumley and Rolal respectively. Making the arrangements for the establishment of a chapter of FLSLAC in Lumley. Exciting new society developing in EducAid among the students.  Tired of the country’s corruption, they are … Read More