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Supporting and providing medical care to pregnant women in Sierra Leone

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We support mothers and babies in Sierra Leone

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On the ground in Sierra Leone

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70% of the population in Sierra Leone live in poverty

 

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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 was changed […]

International Day of Education

January 23, 2020

Education is a human right. Without inclusive and accessible education that provide lifelong opportunities, the cycle of poverty leaves many children and adults around the world at a great disadvantage. […]

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ABC Conversations Interview- Surviving kidnap in Sierra Leone

October 25, 2019

Have you had the chance to listen to Aminata’s interview with ABC Conversations’ Richard Fidler? Aminata spoke to Richard last year in a special audio interview about her capture by […]

 

Stories
from the front line

Zainab (Aged 16)

We heard of Zainab before our trip to Sierra Leone in September 2016.  She was 15 years old and 37 weeks pregnant. She lives in one of the districts of […]

Jakia (Aged 27)

We came across Jakia when we visited the Kroo Bay slum in Sierra Leone Freetown.  Jakia came running to us because she had heard that a midwife from the Aberdeen […]

Zainab (Aged 37)

Zainab was brought to the Aberdeen Women’s Centre for fistula repair surgery by Aberdeen Women’s Centre outreach nurses, from her remote village in Moyamba District. She had been suffering with […]