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By Erica Sufani / July 28, 2020

29 sleeps to go until my memoir, Rising Heart, will be released & in your hands! I feel so excited and humbled to share my story with you. Order now You […]

Hakuna Matata Yoga with AMF sponsored by The Yoga Deck

By Erica Sufani / April 22, 2020

Please join us in the comfort of your own home from 7.30am each Friday for our Aminata Maternal Foundation “Hakuna Matata Yoga” – kindly sponsored by the wonderfully generous and […]

Cherishing Mother’s Day Morning Tea

By Erica Sufani / May 30, 2019
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Thank you so very much for coming to our annual Cherishing Mother’s Day Morning Tea. Your wonderful presence made the day even more magical. We are grateful for your support […]

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WHERE WE WORK...

We will be sharing with you this month more detailed information about Sierra Leone, our Aberdeen Women's Centre, the services we provide and the women and children that we help. We hope this will give you an insight into Freedom From Fistula. For more information please visit our website.

SIERRA LEONE - THE COUNTRY

The Republic of Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa bordered by Guinea, Liberia and the Atlantic Ocean. It has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests. The country has a total area of 71,740km2 and a population of 7.65 million. The country's capital and largest city is Freetown, where Aberdeen Women’s Centre is located.

POLITICS

Sierra Leone became independent from the UK on 27 April 1961, led by Sir Milton Margai, who became the country's first prime minister. The current president of Sierra Leone is Julius Maada Bio.

RELIGION

Sierra Leone is a Muslim-majority country, with the overall Muslim population at 78%, though there is an influential Christian minority at 21%. Sierra Leone is regarded as one of the most religiously tolerant states in the world. Muslims and Christians collaborate and interact with each other very peacefully, and religious violence is very rare. Freedom From Fistula treat patients regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability or sex.

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