14 May 19,
Sierra Leone

Two new exciting programmes, funded by the British public through UK Aid, are being set up in Sierra Leone. The programmes are both volunteer led, and will be looking to improve the health of young people and women of a childbearing age, and to improve education for adolescent girls.

03 Jan 19,
Sierra Leone

Restless Development, the agency for youth-led development, has been recognised for its work supporting young people to drive development across Sierra Leone with an award for ‘Outstanding International NGO of the Year’ at the annual Sierra Leone NGO Awards, hosted at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Freetown in December.


03 Sep 18,
India International Nepal Sierra Leone South Africa Tanzania Uganda UK USA ZAMBIA Zimbabwe

International Youth Day in August is always a busy time of year for us. It's also a time for reflection, for looking back at the incredible work we do. Here's a round-up of the work we do globally with young people. We're immensely proud of them and the change they're driving.

02 Mar 18,
Sierra Leone

Young Sierra Leoneans are proving they are kingmakers not troublemakers in a new report, conducted ahead of the country’s 2018 elections.

25 Aug 17,
Sierra Leone

The latest information on the effects the recent floods have had on communities in which we work and how Restless Development Sierra Leone is responding.

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.

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