Education in Sierra Leone

A section of children living at St. Mary's Fatima Interim Care Centre, a children's home started by Fr. Peter Konteh to provide care to vulnerable children in Sierra Leone. Credit: Fr. Peter Konteh/Facebook

Caritas Freetown Celebrates Girls Overcoming Adversity to Pursue Education in Sierra Leone

Oct 11, 2023

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.