Category: Gender Equality

#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 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

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

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

Hassanatu Sheriff – A Role Model

In Sierra Leone women are rarely offered the opportunity to study, to learn and eventually to excel. It is widely recognised that female empowerment is crucial to unlocking national potential – both social and economic – yet in many parts … Read More

A Word about our Women – International Women’s Day

    ‘Educating girls and giving them the tools to shape their own future has an incredible multiplier effect on economic growth. It leads to increased prosperity not just for individuals but for their communities and their societies. It provides returns for … Read More