Training of Activistas on Land Grab Campaign Techniques, Advocacy and Communication

WOFHRAD-SL has on the 5th June, 2015 concluded a day training for Activistas in the Bombali District, Northern Sierra Leone. The training drew participants from our three (3) operational chiefdoms in the district and youths groups in the Makeni municipality. The training was meant to address some of the critical land grabbing issues and implicationsContinue reading “Training of Activistas on Land Grab Campaign Techniques, Advocacy and Communication”

Food Supply to Sponsorship Children

As As part of the response to the current Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Women’s Forum for Human Rights and Democracy (WOFHRAD-SL) has been in the forefront as part of their commitment to the people of Sierra Leone and efforts towards the fight against the EVD. Coupled with other interventions in the fight, WOFHRAD withContinue reading “Food Supply to Sponsorship Children”

Week One for our new VSO ICS Volunteers

Last week we welcomed four new VSO ICS volunteers to the team, Charlotte Langridge and Dhakshi Suriar from the UK and Kadiatu Kargbo and Emmanuel K Kamanda from Sierra Leone. We are looking forward to working with them on existing projects and them using their own initiatives to carry on the hard work of theContinue reading “Week One for our new VSO ICS Volunteers”

Accountability Forum with Makeni City Council

On Tuesday 5th November, WOFHRAD-SL facilitated an accountability forum with Makeni City Council on the theme ‘Know Your City Development Plan’. Over 200 people attended the forum where Makeni City Council disclosed their city plan, what money they have received through taxes and other funding, and how they spend the money they receive. Fatmata Sieowoh chairedContinue reading “Accountability Forum with Makeni City Council”

Training of Mother Clubs, Child Ambassadors and School Management Committees.

Two weeks ago WOFHRAD-SL visited various villages in the Bombali District to set up Child Ambassador Clubs, Mother Clubs and School Management Committees. This week we invited two people from each of the clubs to Makeni for a three day training session. In total we had 36 people present from 6 different villages.   TheContinue reading “Training of Mother Clubs, Child Ambassadors and School Management Committees.”

Promoting Rights in Schools

WOFHRAD-SL, with funding from Actionaid International Bombali LRP, have been busy promoting rights in schools to raise awareness of education and the benefits to children, parents, community and the nation. On Monday 21st October, we went to Masankorie Village in the Sella Limba chiefdom, Bombali District. Over 200 people attended the talk, including pupils fromContinue reading “Promoting Rights in Schools”

Training 20 Rural Women Farmers.

On Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th October, WOFHRAD-SL facilitated training for 20 rural women farmers, funded by ActionAid. Topics covered included basic agronomic farming methods, seed bank management and post harvest management. The aim of the training was to move women in Bombali Shebora from subsistence farming to productive farming, ensuring they can gain profitContinue reading “Training 20 Rural Women Farmers.”