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Eid al-Fitr in Sierra Leone

Seventy-eight percent of Sierra Leone’s population are Muslims. For centuries, the Islamic Faith and its traditions have been instrumental in governing and shaping the lives of its followers in Sierra Leone. On May 2, Sierra Leone’s Muslim population observed Eid al-Fitr. The national holiday comes on the first day of

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BREAKING THE BIAS

IMPACT SIERRA LEONE’S “MEET AND GREET” WITH THE WOMEN ON FOINDU March is Women’s History Month, a time to acknowledge women change-makers in the United States and around the world. Impact Sierra Leone’s (ISL) Female Empowerment Director, Huldah Imah-Paul and ISL’s country Director Joseph Sesay held a “Meet and Greet”

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#MyBodyIsMyBody: Promoting Good Health and Well-Being

The United Nations designated February 2022 as the month committed to promoting Good Health and Well-Being (UN Sustainable Development Goal #3).  Throughout the month of February, the United Nations will host virtual, in-person meetings and events to assess international progress on issues related to Good Health and Well-Being in countries

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Seeds of Life Initiative in Rural Sierra Leone!

Impact Sierra Leone (ISL) kicked off a “Seeds of Life Initiative” with a local primary school in Foindu Village, Sierra Leone. Located in the Northern provinces, Foindu has a high illiteracy rate, limited access to markets, very few job opportunities, and poor health facilities – all of which contribute to

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Compassion Feeding Project

Contrary to popular belief, wars and famine are not the root causes of food shortages in Africa. Instead, reliance on exports, self-interests and politics are the main causes. In Sierra Leone, while the decades-long civil war (1991-2001), contributed to increased food shortages, the shift from domestic agricultural production to reliance

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