Child Soldiers

Ishmael Alfred Charles, the Caritas Freetown Programs Manager and In Country Manager at the Healy International Relief Foundation at a past event Credit: Ishmael Alfred Charles

Former Child Soldier Behind Sierra Leone’s Catholic Projects Eyes Prestigious Award

Jan 23, 2022

Ishmeal Alfred Charles who was captured at the age of nine to fight in the ill-famed Sierra Leonean civil war that ended in 2002 is relishing the restoration of his biblical years eaten by locusts.  

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On International Red Hand Day, Salesians Review Service to Former Child Soldiers

Feb 11, 2021

On the occasion of the International day against the Use of Child Soldiers also known as Red Hand Day, marked February 12, Salesian Missions have highlighted various initiatives that support the reintegration of the young fighters.