News

16 Aug 17,
Sierra Leone

In response to a catastrophic mudslide and flooding in and around Freetown, Restless Development Sierra Leone have mobilised 100 young leaders to gather vital data on the needs of affected communities.

22 May 16,
Around the world International Nepal Sierra Leone

How Restless Development is making the case for young people to be at the heart of humanitarian action at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul 23 - 24 May 2016

17 Mar 16,
Sierra Leone

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?

04 Nov 15,
Sierra Leone

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?

26 May 15,
Sierra Leone

As Sierra Leone marks a year since its first Ebola case, Restless Development’s more than 2,000 Ebola Community Mobilisers are speaking up for Sierra Leonean youth. They are beating this crisis and they are showing the world they are #MoreThanEbola.

26 Mar 15,
Sierra Leone

Musa had left his family to work in the capital as a private driver. When he decided to move back to his community - Moyamba Junction - to support and protect his parents, he found a place heavily hit by Ebola.

02 Mar 15,
Sierra Leone

UK Secretary of State for Defence visits Sierra Leone to learn about Social Mobilisation in Port Loko District.

24 Feb 15,
Sierra Leone

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...

21 Jan 15,
Sierra Leone

Last week we finally had some good news from Sierra Leone: a district in Sierra Leone, Pujehun, has been declared Ebola-free, the first to be given the all-clear after 42 days with zero recorded cases of the virus.

17 Dec 14,
Sierra Leone

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.

09 Dec 14,
Sierra Leone

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.

 

25 Nov 14,
Sierra Leone

Ebola response scale ut mobilisation in Sierra Leone.

10 Oct 14,
Sierra Leone

World wakes up to Ebola: Restless Youth hitting the streets and hitting the headlines.

01 Oct 14,
Sierra Leone

We have now completed the training for our Ebola emergency outreach interns.

23 Sep 14,
Sierra Leone

After ‘stay at home’ in Sierra Leone training of Restless Development Ebola outreach interns finally began.

25 Oct 13,
Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone we launched a report on Youth Participation in local council decision-making, in partnership with the British High Commission.

16 Oct 13,
Sierra Leone

Earlier this year, Angela Stoddard took part in the ICS programme. Her placement was in Sierra Leone, below, she recounts her experiences and interactions with Human Rights, particuarly Disability Rights.

09 Oct 13,
Sierra Leone

Theresa S. Kamara lives with her grandmother in Kenema. As an active member of the SHC, Theresa took the lead in organizing assembly talk messages and other sensitization activities in her school.

02 Jul 13,
Sierra Leone

Lucy, 23 from the UK, has Type 1 diabetes, but she didn't let this get in the way of her taking part in ICS.

22 May 13,
Sierra Leone

Meet Melvin - he was one of our volunteers in Sierra Leone and here is the story of how he turned around an unruly class into one that is high performing in national exams...

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