Latest support for UNIMAK

In November we received an update from Fr Joe Turay at the University of Makeni:

“We have just started the new academic year and the student body is gradually growing.  We now have a student population of about four thousand students. We have come a long way and we sincerely thank you and members of the Makeni Trust Fund for all your contributions.

Makeni Trust fund has helped us build staff ... continue reading ...

Covid-19 in Sierra Leone – 6th July 2021

Data from WHO:

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has reimposed a month-long nationwide curfew as part of new measures aimed at curbing rising Covid-19 cases. The country is grappling with a third wave, which the government says has seen both infections and fatalities rise exponentially.

Other measures include:

  • congregational worship banned for a month,
  • restaurants
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UK recommendations on Human Rights in Sierra Leone

The UK delivered this statement on Sierra Leone at the 38th Session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR), in May 2021, sharing recommendations to improve their human rights record.

The United Kingdom recognises Sierra Leone’s progress on human rights issues since its 2016 review, most notably in the field of media freedom. We call on Sierra Leone to ensure these principles of freedom of expression ... continue reading ...

Inter Care – Providing Medical Aid for Africa

We are very pleased to have connected Holy Spirit Hospital in Makeni to the UK charity Inter Care, who provide valuable medical aid to Africa. The photo shows the third shipping container from Inter Care UK arriving safely in Makeni. The contents are worth £150,000 and are 100% donated! Dr Patrick Turay, lead Doctor at the Holy Spirit Hospital will distribute the health care goods to 4 hospitals,
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