African artists tackle pressing issues in Ici L’Afrique

by Elizabeth Stephens Ici L’Afrique, or Here is Africa, is an exposition currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. The exhibit features 24 African artists from 17 different countries showcasing over 70 works that answer essential questions about Africa, and tackle contemporary challenges facing the continent. Some of these questions include: the history of slavery, immigration,…

The Helping THEM for a Lifetime Project – empowering young women in Sierra Leone

Today, we would like to present to you another great initiative aiming at empowering underprivileged people in Sierra Leone. Read about the outstanding work of Musa Ansumana Soko and his female colleagues …   About the Initiator Being a victim myself and coming from a society that respects men with more than one wife, I kept experiencing…

Khadarlis’ continued support in Sierra Leone – supply for the clinic, library, school, …

In a previous post, Aisha Khadar Desince – Director of Khadarlis for Sierra Leone – reported to you how she returned to the now war-torn village of her childhood Jimi, in the Southern province of Sierra Leone after 15 years in the US. She described how it felt meeting again beloved ones that remained in the ruins after…

LIBERIA: Saving Mothers’ Lives

In Liberia, two decades of on-again off-again civil war destroyed basic infrastructure like roads, public transportation, and health facilities. Most people live far below the poverty line and while the country is slowly improving since peace came in 2003, it has a long way to go before women get adequate health care. Currently, Liberia has…