In a work visit to Kwama Village, the YARDO-SL Team engaged various stakeholders through focus group discussions and personal interviews to investigate the challenges of the community through a need base assessment. As a result of the mudslide that happened in Freetown on 14th August, 2017 that claimed over 1,000 lives and destroyed hundreds of […]
Launched in September 2019, The Women Empowerment and Livelihood Initiative W.E.L.I is a 12 month project aimed at strengthening the capacity of vulnerable women in marginalized communities to empower them for sustainable livelihood through basic literacy, skill training and financial support for start-up. The project with support from the Produce Monitoring Board has trained 50 […]
By Ahmid C Jalloh, Executive Director. YARDOSL Introduction: COVID-19 has disrupted millions of people’s livelihoods, with a greater disproportionate impact on poor households and most particularly on young people. This is an opportunity to take bolder steps to contain this health crisis and secure proper access to livelihood, especially to the most vulnerable populations. To […]
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.