Freetown Tag

More than half of the children in Sierra Leone (60%) over 15 years old are illiterate, and half of those dropping out of primary school are unable to read or write. Existing research points to household poverty as the main reason for children not attending...

SHARP is a four-pronged charity with a school, an agriculture program, disaster relief, and the long-range goal of building a sustainable community out of the flood zone. The Rainy Season Begins Summer brings the beginning of the rainy season, and this community has already experienced flooding and...

The end of the second term of the academic year brought many exciting events for Empowering Children School, as we celebrated our successes. On Friday we held an award day, giving recognition and prizes for hard working students. Prizes were given for best academic performance, best...

Farm News The first meeting of 2023 for The Solution to Hunger farm program took place at the home of the village chief in Makonkonday Village, Waterloo. We had a large turnout with over 51 farmers attending the meeting. Our seed center is based in Waterloo, but...

Tragic Loss of Teacher Sadly, in October Empowering Children School lost a beloved teacher.  Balla Thoronka, who taught grade 5, passed away suddenly. Mr. Thoronka was passionate about teaching his pupils and will be greatly missed. He was very good with math and especially enjoyed teaching...

  Students have had a successful first term October News As we are approaching the end of the first term of the new academic year, as well as harvest time for farmers, we would like to thank all our supporters and  friends around the world for helping to...