Advise Salone: EducAid Staff Advocate for Gender Equality

by Ellie Wilson and Nnamdi Eseme Nnamdi Eseme, EducAid’s Education Programme Officer, is a 2016 Fellow of the Women Deliver Young Leaders Programme, a program which identifies and supports young people to address issues affecting youth, especially women and girls, in their community. The program also offers highly competitive grants to Fellows to implement projects…

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EducAid Urgent Covid-19 Appeal

Dear everyone, We hope this email finds you and your families keeping well in these strange days. EducAid have been working tirelessly these last few weeks to make sure we are doing all we can to keep the children and communities we serve safe in these uncertain times. We write not only to inform you…

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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 a campaign with GlobalGiving. By the 28th of June, we need to raise $5,000 from…

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#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 our Head of Equality, Zainab Bangura. Zainab has been a great addition to the EducAid…

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“I have turned I can’t into I can, and my dreams into plans”

“I have turned I can’t into I can, and my dreams into plans.” – Female student at EducAid Lumley EducAid celebrated International Women’s Day on 8th March at all EducAid schools. Here’s a school-by-school overview of how EducAidians celebrated and some highlights from this term so far. Rolal: As a way of spreading the EducAid…

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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. Thank you for all you have done to support our work this term. We wish you all a wonderful holiday season and New Year. Maronka Primary School reports that pupils…

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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 something to change lives – which you don’t see in the same way in English…

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