FreetownTheTreeTownCampaign

Freetown, located at the seaward tip of a heavily forested, mountainous peninsula, is the capital of Sierra Leone, dominating its urban, economic, and social landscape. Each year, more than 100,000 people in search of employment move to the city, and the urban fringes continue to push deeper into the steep forest expanses outside the city. … Read moreFreetownTheTreeTownCampaign

OSVP 2021 FINALISTS

What is the Orange Social Venture Prize(OSVP) Competition? The OSVP competition is part of Orange’s  innovation strategy and its Corporate Social  Responsibility Policy, aiming at  promoting Social  Innovation for development by  identifying, supporting  and promoting digital talents,  and instigators of change in Africa and Middle-East.   The competition awards an International grand prize to new … Read moreOSVP 2021 FINALISTS

PROMOTING ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS IN SIERRA LEONE

On 14 October 2020, the European Union in partnership with Innovation SL, held a special pitch night to hear three entrepreneurs explain how their business ideas offered sustainable commercial solutions to Sierra Leone’s single-use plastic problem. The winner – John Sawo Koroma was given an expenses paid trip to Rwanda, where he was hosted by … Read morePROMOTING ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS IN SIERRA LEONE