A Voice for Women

2019-10-15T19:59:26+00:00December 11th, 2018|Blog, Sierra Leone|

SIERRA LEONE - Traditional cultural and religious practices in the predominantly Muslim country of Sierra Leone prevent women from taking part in community decision-making processes. For over 35 years, Our local partner, Christian Extension Services (CES) has been working to include an expanded role for women’s voices.

Growing Rice… and a New Church!

2019-10-15T20:49:52+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Blog, Economic Opportunity, Sierra Leone|

SIERRA LEONE - 1200 people call the town of Heremakono home. For the past 7 years, World Renew and our local partner, Christian Extension Services, have been working with this community in northeastern Sierra Leone to improve their situation, first by responding to local interest and then by helping them build a local leadership team.

Food for the Body and Food for the Spirit

2019-10-15T20:09:01+00:00December 19th, 2017|Blog, Sierra Leone, West Africa|

(SIERRA LEONE) “Christian Extension Services is the John the Baptist of our communities!” exclaims Rev. Istifanus Bahago, leadership consultant with Resonate Global in Sierra Leone. Christian Extension Services partners with World Renew in this West African country, where poverty is a way of life for many people.

Improved Livelihoods through Creative Enterprise in Sierra Leone

2019-10-15T21:01:32+00:00June 20th, 2017|Blog, Economic Opportunity, Food Security, Senegal, Sierra Leone, West Africa|

During last year’s harvest, as other farmers grumbled about low yield, Mustapha Fofana hoped for a bumper rice harvest. Mustapha had reason to hope: last year he harvested 180 bushels! “I used to grow just enough rice for my household to eat. But now,” he says proudly, “I can keep some and sell the surplus to pay my children’s school fees, buy school supplies, pay family medical bills, and meet other household needs.”

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