The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has been listed as one of the most outstanding personalities in the West African nation for his dedicated service to the vulnerable in the Archdiocese headquartered in the country’s capital city, Freetown.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone is calling on the people of God in the nation to remain united and promote peace despite tensions that arose following an attack on the military barracks in the country’s capital Freetown and the release of some prisoners on November 26.
The Catholic Church in Africa has distinguished herself as an agent of peace amid conflict, the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has observed, noting that the Church must now adapt to what he describes as “new forms of violence”.
Caritas Freetown, the humanitarian and development arm of the Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone, is urging the government of the West African nation to “take immediate action” to end the use of a cheap and dangerous drug known as kush, Church entity says has become widespread among the youth.
Caritas Freetown is calling on government and civil society entities in Sierra Leone to start working towards implementing recommendations of the just released report on the country’s June 24 General Elections.
In their pursuit for formal education, many Sierra Leonean girls still grapple with a myriad of challenges including poverty, domestic violence and retrogressive practices such as female genital mutilation (FGM) and early marriages.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown has, in his message on the International Day of Peace, lauded Sierra Leoneans for rising from the country’s civil war devastation, noting that the West African nation has room to work for sustainable cohesion.
Archbishop Joseph Henry Ganda, Sierra Leone’s first native Catholic Bishop who died on August 9, has been eulogized as “a tireless advocate”, who championed many causes during his Priestly and Episcopal Ministry.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown of Sierra Leone’s Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown has urged voters in the just concluded general elections in the West African country to maintain patience and calm as they “wait for the final verified results”.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Caritas Freetown have completed a training aimed at enhancing capacity to monitor and report violence before, during and after the Saturday, June 24 elections in Sierra Leone.
The development arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone, Caritas Freetown, has appealed for calm amid reported incidents of violence across the West African nation that is preparing for its fifth presidential elections since the end of a brutal 11-year civil war that ended in 2002.
The “peace campaign” that Caritas Freetown has launched in partnership with other entities and individual personalities has the objective of advocating for nonviolence in Sierra Leone ahead of the country’s general elections scheduled for June 24.
“May this election bring an end to the violence, hatred, and discord that has plagued our beloved country,” the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone, Fr. Peter Konteh, has implored ahead of the June 24 general elections in the West African nation.
Concerted efforts need to be made for the youth in Sierra Leone, especially women, to have a “meaningful participation” in politics and peacebuilding initiatives in the West African nation, the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in the country has said.
The control and prevention of malaria require “a holistic approach”, including scientitific research, the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has said.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown has lauded the launch of the Independent Commission for Peace and National Cohesion, noting that the body will promote stability in Sierra Leone as the country approaches its general elections scheduled for June 24.
The Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has called on authorities in the West African nation to ensure that Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are adequately empowered to participate in the country’s elections slated for June 24.
Caritas Freetown, the humanitarian and development arm of the Archdiocese of Freetown in Sierra Leone, is facilitating the distribution of dignity kits to victims of slum infernos.
Supporting women's participation in elections is essential for promoting gender equality, the Executive Director of Caritas Freetown in Sierra Leone has said and called on the authorities in the West African nation to establish structures to protect women in the country’s upcoming elections.
Healy International Relief Foundation (HealyIRF), in collaboration with Caritas Freetown and Njala University in Sierra Loen, has completed a five-day symposium to boost the financial muscle of struggling small-scale women in agriculture in the West African country.