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Sierra Leone

World Vision was launched in Sierra Leone in 1996 during the civil war and has since transitioned to long-term development. Priority sectors today are health and nutrition, education and life skills, economic development and child protection.

Partnering since

1996

people reached

16,542

programs and shipments

6

Level of Fragility

Very Low Developing

Gender Equality Rank

65.5%
Progress

7,286people had access to handwashing facilities at home or school

Progress

135,000ready-to-use therapeutic food packets were distributed

Progress

17,879items of clothing were shipped for children and adults

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World Vision was launched in Sierra Leone in 1996 during the civil war and has since transitioned to long-term development. Priority sectors today are health and nutrition, education and life skills, economic development and child protection.
World Vision Sierra Leone

Children in Sierra Leone face many obstacles including poverty and high rates of preventable diseases to survive. The 11-year bloody civil war (which ended in 2002), devastating Ebola outbreak and the current effects of climate change have left an already-poor population much more vulnerable.

Our team partners with local actors and the government to improve the well-being of all children.

Through our work in 25 area programs, we are striving to improve the health and nutrition, access to education and protection of all children as we empower families and communities to care for the most vulnerable.

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Results

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Unless otherwise stated, data presented on this page reflects results of World Vision Canada programs reported between October 2020 and September 2021.