YARDOSL partners with Freetown City Council to give away 1,500 trees in one day! By Ahmid C Jalloh, Executive Director. YARDOSL On the 5th June 2020, Youths Action for Relentless Development Organization commonly called YARDO-SL joined forces with the Freetown City Council (F.C.C) to give away 1,500 trees on World Environment Day 2020. This, according […]
By the TorchLight Newspaper Young people in Sierra Leone are ready to join the global youths to take action to mitigate the causes of climate change for a sustainable and prosperous future. But how prepared are they? What’s their resilience?It is in regards to this, on the Friday the 18th October 2019 at the Youyi […]
School Hygiene Club Project Project status: ongoing Project locations: Freetown. Project Summary: In pursuant of the 4th UN Sustainable Development Goal, YARDO-SL launched the SHC project to help tackle sanitation problems and promoting the personal hygiene of school kids in various deprived schools in the calaba town- Allentown municipality Freetown. This project is aimed at […]
Mudslide Disaster Relief Project Project status: completed Project location: Regent, Freetown. Project Summary: In 14th August 2017, Sierra Leone was hit by a devastating disaster that claimed almost a thousand lives and destroyed billions worth of property. The Mudslide left those victims still alive totally empty. No housing, no clothing and some with no one […]
Nonviolence Electoral Campaign Project status: completed Project locations: Freetown, Moyamba, Bo and Kambia. Project Summary: In a bid to discourage violence and political intimidation during the 2018 elections in Sierra Leone, YARDO-SL as a youth led organization working with young people committed to making sure thousands of young people across the country were positively impacted […]
In early September this year, the President declared tuition-free education for all primary and secondary school kids attending government-owned or sponsored schools across the country.
This very important landmark declaration is aimed to boost education and empower citizens as promised in the government’s manifesto.
Project status: completed. Locations: Constituency 67, 68, 69, 70,71, All in the portloko district. Project Summary: As an implementing partner for Innovation for Poverty Action, YARDO-SL was part of the team that carried this four-week project. This project entails the interviewing of voters as well as political aspirants before, during and after the March 2018 […]
Are Sierra Leone Parliamentarians really ‘Servants of the People’? Commentary by Ahmid C Jalloh Executive Director, YARDO-SL. Sierra Leone is one of the least developed countries in the world. Two-Thirds of its citizens live on a dollar a day or less. The per capita GNI is an estimated $406. Parliamentarians though, don’t seem to be […]
The climate change and environmental protection program aims to help raise awareness on environmental hazards, such as deforestation, improper waste management etc and also providing expatriate advice on how best to mitigate these environmental hazards. YARDO-SL applies the community-based approach to involve all members of the community to take actions to protect their environment by […]
Health remain one of the major intervention areas of YARDO-SL since its formation in 2014, at which time it main purpose was to help in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus disease that claimed thousands of Sierra Leoneans Lives. The Health program aims to improve health care among young people (especially young girls) through […]
The governance and civic education program cover a range of issues that aims to raise awareness on citizens’ civic responsibilities, promote human rights, transparency and accountability, patriotism, peace, and quality service delivery in Sierra Leone. Evident to this are our numerous program activities in the communities. These activities are designed to boost young people’s capacity […]
YARDO-SL’s agriculture and livelihood program aim to improve food security and livelihoods, reduce hunger and malnutrition, reduce poverty through increased environmentally sustainable agriculture production and increase household income by creating linkages between farmers and allied enterprises. Our projects employ a holistic approach to seek the community and individuals (notably young people) through technical training, input […]