With a 400,000 $ budget, UNDP Sierra Leone launched a skills training on waste recycling for 150 youths (120 women and 30 men) in 8 slum communities around Freetown, with the aim to empower them…
People donated anything they could afford; from offering their time as builders, to donating their goats, chicken, palm oil, yam and rice which were all sold and the proceeds invested in the…
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“We told them an election is the only way to have a real and pure democratic process. People really wanted to listen.”
This almost made her gave up the profession she had loved since she was a little girl growing up in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city.
The United Nations Development Programme provided technical support to the setting up and functioning of the Women’s Situation Room in Sierra Leone.
The project enabled thousands to exercise their franchise on March 7, at locations where access was judged to be most difficult.
“This election is the first time that real attention has been paid to inclusive participation. In the past it has just been lip service.”
Sierra Leone votes in Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council Elections.
These projects are driven my members of the communities through cash-for-work schemes. Over 180 youths (80 males and 100 females) have benefited from the schemes.