• 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.

  • Blackout inspires youth to develop renewable energy generator Oct 23, 2017

    Kamara thought about a solution to the blackout problem, but couldn’t fix it alone.

  • Youth creativity takes center stage in the Social Good Summit Oct 18, 2017

    Youth creativity steals the show in this year’s Social Good Summit (SGS) held on Thursday, October 12 in Bo, Sierra Leone’s second capital.


    Having moved upward, nearer to the source of the landslide, the team is graciously welcomed by those who remain close to the area where they last saw their loved ones. Each has his or her story to tell. These stories are difficult to hear and it is difficult not to fixate on the personal items that remain, half buried in mud and rubble: clothes, shoes, and children’s toys.

  • UNDP – relief to recovery Sep 15, 2017

    As recovery rolls out one month after the emergency response to the 14 August landslide and floods, UNDP will continue to work with the Government of Sierra Leone moving towards sustainable and inclusive risk informed development.

  • Social Good Summit 2017-Future Now; Wetin now? Sep 6, 2017

    The Social Good Summit (SGS) is a two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world. Held annually during United Nations General Week, SGS unites a dynamic community of global leaders and grassroots activists to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time. During SGS, global citizens around the world unite to unlock the potential of technology to make the world a better place. This initiative is annually localized in various UNDP Country Offices worldwide.

  • UNDP stands with Sierra Leone in tragic times Aug 17, 2017

    Presumed the worst flooding incident in West Africa for almost two decades, the tragedy has affected more than 5000 residents including infants in 16 communities in Freetown. Motormeh, a mountainous community in Regent, adjacent Mount Sugar Loaf, is the worst affected community

  • Sierra Leone's search for justice goes mobile May 10, 2017

    In partnership with UNDP, the Sierra Leone judiciary launched an app in April of this year that has already begun to relieve court clerks, judges and detainees alike in an overstretched judiciary.

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