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International Women’s Day: Using education as a tool to create #BalanceforBetter

By Zainab Bangura Zainab is the Head of Equality at EducAid, she works hard to ensure that our schools are places of opportunity for both…

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Female Genital Mutilation, Secret Societies, and the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM in Sierra Leone

By Nnamdi Eseme Content warning: Please be aware that this blog post might be upsetting for some, as it contains information about the practice and…

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EducAid’s First Term of 2018-19 Highlights

It’s been a great first term at EducAid. All EducAid schools were eager to share some highlights from the term which we have  compiled below.…

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PowerPoints and plantain: fundraising for EducAid

By Olivia Burns, EducAid Volunteer     Charities are rarely ever free from anxiety about fundraising. To trust in the sustainability of many projects, you…

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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…

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Towards respectful relationships & ensuring schools are safe places for children

The beautiful country of Sierra Leone is one of many countries that have still not banned the use of corporal punishment in schools.  The Sierra…

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How much time should 4 to 18-year-olds spend at school during a calendar year?

(Contribution to the Global Teacher Blog Series) Gosh, what a difficult question! The answer so depends on where you will be when you are not…

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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…

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There are various models of support to development….

‘Put your hands up if you paid for your own education!’  I often find myself saying to groups that I talk to in the UK…

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The Marple Band’s Music From Musicals Concert for EducAid

by Imaan Sheikh The Marple Band are a highly-regarded, traditional brass band in the Stockport community. They regularly engage in performances, fundraising, charity work and to nurture…

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