Impact Report: Sierra Leone

Every Child Fed continues to partner with Project Peanut Butter to reach malnourished children and pregnant women in the Pujehun District of Sierra Leone. Highlights of the work include:

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-48 clinics have been established this year.

-80 new severely malnourished children are being enrolled into the program each week

-251 malnourished pregnant women are receiving the care and treatment they need to have healthy babies.

-150 local Sierra Leoneans are employed through this project.

-100% of the RUTF used in this project is locally produced in Sierra Leone.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this important life saving work!

To contribute to this work click here.

To learn more about our work in Sierra Leone click here.

 

The Vehicle You Purchased in Action!

Thank you to everyone who donated at the end of 2016 to purchase this SUV! With your help we are now able to transport nurses to reach children in remote villages in Sierra Leone and save more lives.  Check out your truck in action!

Precarious and muddy terrain…

Truck in SL4 (2)

truck in SL1 (2)

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Will you help us with a special project in Sierra Leone?

community-clinic-in-pujehun-sierra-leoneHow would you feel if your child was rejected from a research study for a life-saving new treatment because their condition was too severe? We believe no parent should ever have to find out how that feels. That’s why we are very happy to be partnering with Project Peanut Butter, USAID and the World Food Program (WFP) on an exciting research project in the Pujehun District in Sierra Leone.

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A Life Changing Journey (part 1)

rachael-and-tori-on-planeWhen I was told I had the opportunity to travel to Africa with my Aunt Rachael, I was so excited.  I knew she had been going for years, and I wanted to see the other life she lives over there along with her work. She is the head of ECF and works tirelessly to help thousands of kids who suffer from severe malnutrition. Last year I served as the Youth Leader of the organization and we raised over $10,000 to help save more lives.  I wanted to visit Africa to learn hands-on what it’s like to work with the children in the clinic and see what else I can do to help. I also wanted to see the beautiful sites and the culture.

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