Prospect on the programme in Sierra Leone


In 2008, War Child will continue its community-based programmes in the Northern districts of Port Loko and Bombali and select new communities in these districts. During the course of 2008, an evaluation will be conducted in these areas to determine whether and how War Child will continue after 2008.

Sierra Leonese boy playing on the drumStreet children and education
In 2008, we will investigate other potential fields of action, including the possibilities to support (street) children and youth in the slums of Freetown and expand our educational activities with non-formal education.

In 2008, War Child will continue to contribute to the development of a new subject for the primary school curriculum, called 'Emerging Issues', which will deal with topics such as children's rights and responsibilities, peace education and conflict resolution. 

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17 year old Sorie from Sierra Leone

17 year old Sorie from Sierra Leone was kidnapped by rebels when he was very young. Extreme violence became part of his daily life.

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