Stories about: Sierra Leone

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  • Paint rollers

    What Albert did for love

    Albert would do anything for love. He followed his beloved to church every Sunday. Then he started going on Wednesdays too. That's when things got really interesting...

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  • Couple kissing statue

    Second honeymoon

    Samuel and Marie from Sierra Leone were having a rocky start to their marriage. Then they learned something that changed everything.

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  • Girl looks at Freetown mudslide

    Swept Away

    One man in Freetown, Sierra Leone has his home and livelihood swept away in a mudslide. Tearfund's partners in Sierra Leone help him make a fresh start.

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Sierra Leone

    Between 2014 and 2015 the Ebola epidemic ravaged Sierra Leone. More than 11,300 people died, the country’s finances plummeted and the people of Sierra Leone were faced with a long, slow struggle to recovery...

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  • Disaster response team looks at mudslide

    Sierra Leone Responding to the Recent Landslides

    Tearfund is currently working closely with its local partners in Sierra Leone to plan a response to this week’s deadly landslides, which have killed hundreds, possibly thousands of people.

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  • The Meaning of Family

    Families come in many different shapes and sizes, yet we’re all united by the desire to protect and look after one another. For Lamin, a 13-year-old from Sierra Leone, the need to care for his family came much sooner than he expected.

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  • Wara

    Lady Lazarus

    Meet Wara from Masuba in Sierra Leone. Villagers call her 'God's Miracle' Wara’s husband stood watching as medical workers covered his wife’s body in…

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  • The end of Ebola?

    Last week the WHO declared an end to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, but warned that future flare-ups were likely. The work is far from over. There has been one new case since the official declaration, and many people have been left behind to pick up the pieces.

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