National Election Commission releases survey results
Dec 9, 2017
Persons with disabilities have told the National Electoral Commission (NEC) what they think
Youth discovers hidden benefit in volunteerism
Dec 5, 2017
In the early hours of Monday 5th December, Conteh and another two hundred plus volunteers came together to commemorate this year’s International Volunteers Day, themed: "Volunteers Act Fast. Here. Everywhere."
Not about us without us
Dec 4, 2017
Elections are for everybody
From disillusionment to fulfillment: 125 youth complete graduate internship programme
Nov 30, 2017
Thirty- three -year-old Josephine Kumba Momoh is a beneficiary of the 2016 Graduated Internship Programme, a joint United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and National Youth Commission (NAYCOM) initiative which was introduced in 2011.
Compost to combat disaster
Nov 28, 2017
Through a train-the-trainers approach, UNDP has mobilized 55 community members in Dwazark, who are already reaping the benefits of mixing banana peel, tree leaves, and other organic decomposable materials for their urban gardens.
Meet the hand pump mechanic who won the hearts of villagers
Nov 25, 2017
When the UNDP in partnership with UN Women initiated gender-mainstreaming in the maintenance of community handpump, hygiene, and management, Mammie Isata was among the other 360 women who benefitted from the training.
The new normal: Living at peace with nature
Nov 20, 2017
Experienced in coping with disasters, international UNDP experts are providing on-the-job training to smaller groups of workers.
Village savings-scheme restores dignity to families
Nov 13, 2017
When the village savings-scheme was introduced in Shaika village six months ago, Seima was among the first to embrace the idea.
Sierra Leone welcomes Model United Nations
Nov 3, 2017
Funded by the UNDP Country Office, Model United Nations will bring the UN close to the young people of Sierra Leone with discussion on the role of youth in poverty, child safety through protection and inclusion, and the role of women in combatting climate change.
Water pumps help pupils get to school in remote communities
Oct 30, 2017
The only safe source of water close to her community broke down few months before they moved to Luawah and it was in need of urgent repair.