Category: Sierra Leone

What’s the evidence?

25 years! EducAid has spent 25 years learning, working, striving to improve and finding out what works to improve the quality of the education it offers the young Sierra Leoneans it works with. After 25 years, we are now leading … 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 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

Space to learn & live & love

Space to learn & live & love Contribution to the Blog Series: Space2Learn.edublogs.org The conventional wisdom is that the best place for any child growing up is in their family.  In an ideal world, where that family is financially stable … Read More

Emergency Flood Appeal

Emergency Flood Update #1 Our Lumley school is in the middle of the flood disaster area in Freetown. There are as yet no known EducAid deaths in the recent flooding and mudslides, but several of our staff have lost their … 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