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Sewing and stitching their way out of poverty – The Koroma brothers

UNDP creates opportunities for decent work and economic growth for peace and development in Sierra Leone.  


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Keeping an eye out for the big water

The exercise was supported by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), through a Global Environment Facility (GEF) financed project that focuses on strengthening climate information and early…  


From the graveside to the people’s heart: life skills for former burial team members

At the beginning of the epidemic, public perception of the burial team members was not that welcoming, as they were considered potential transmitters of the virus. In many cases the volunteers were…  


Improving Livelihood and access to basic services in border districts.

The project will also rehabilitate 95 social amenity structures including drinking water and sanitation facilities, schools and primary healthcare units (PHUs) prioritized by the beneficiary…  


Sierra Leone: Empowering youth to build lasting peace

With over 60% of youth out of jobs, Sierra Leone faces one of the highest youth unemployment rates in West Africa a decade after a devastating civil war. Lack of skilled labour paired with a…  

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