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MISSION

Supporting and providing medical care to pregnant women in Sierra Leone

OUR APPROACH

We support mothers and babies in Sierra Leone

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OUR PEOPLE

On the ground in Sierra Leone

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70% of the population in Sierra Leone live in poverty

 

Latest News

International Women’s Day 2020

March 5, 2020

International Women’s Day celebrates women all over the world, highlighting women’s achievements in all professional fields and aspects of society. In doing so, the day raises awareness against bias and […]

Ben Fordham talks to Aminata about her story

February 23, 2020

“I grew up with my father and three other siblings… and my Dad was a businessman that travelled. So I grew up quite well off but in 1999 that changes… […]

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Black History Month

February 9, 2020

Our CEO and Founder Aminata Conteh-Biger is the inspiration behind what we do. Aminata lived a healthy and happy life in Freetown, Sierra Leone with her father. Though her life […]

 

Stories
from the front line

Blessing

On 9th January 2020, Blessing a 16-year-old girl delivered a beautiful baby girl. However, her story is one of sadness and shows the engrained misinformation around sexual and gender-based violence […]

Mabinty

Mabinty Conteh grew up in a village with her mother and father until her father abandoned the family when she was eight years old. When Mabinty was sixteen, a woman […]

Mary

Eighteen-year-old Mary Sesay was living with her older sister in Aberdeen when she became pregnant. Soon after she learned this she was told to leave her home because the space […]