On Thursday 17th March, the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which started in 2014 to be finished in Sierra Leone, and therefore in West Africa as a whole. What does this mean, how did young Sierra Leoneans make this happen, and what is next?
On Saturday 7th November, the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which started in 2014 to be finished in Sierra Leone. What does this mean, how did young Sierra Leoneans make this happen, and what is next?
UK Secretary of State for Defence visits Sierra Leone to learn about Social Mobilisation in Port Loko District.
Restless Development's Director of Programmes, Ed Francis, has been on the road in Sierra Leone and has been live tweeting his visit. Check out some of the highlights below and follow @ebmfrancis for further updates! Ed is on a support visit...
This December, in a greatly anticipated announcement, from a short list which included the Ferguson protesters, the Kurdish president Massoud Barzani, and Apple CEO Tom Cook, it was decided that Time magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ 2014 should not be awarded to an individual; instead the recognition has been awarded to the Ebola healthcare workers. Many of whom are doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers, burial teams and volunteers risking their lives to fight the biggest outbreak of the deadly virus in history.
Our efforts in Sierra Leone are growing day by day; our volunteer mobilisers have gone through extensive training to build their knowledge around Ebola, equipping them with vital skills in order to respond to the Ebola crisis.
Ebola response scale ut mobilisation in Sierra Leone.
World wakes up to Ebola: Restless Youth hitting the streets and hitting the headlines.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports in Sierra Leone aims to understand how youth are impacted by Non-Governmental Organisations and Civil Society Organisations’ initiatives across the country to identify best practice and deploy resources as effectively as possible. However, the Ministry’s limited capacity for monitoring and evaluation posed a serious challenge in terms of data collection and analysis. The Ministry approached Restless Development to help them address the following key challenges: