From the Mayor of Freetown- Her Worship Madam Yvonne Aki-Sawyer Today we launched the City Champion for Heat Action Initiative, of which Freetown is a founding member.The Initiative is run by Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center at the Atlantic Council through the Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance (EHRA). It supports cities in addressing heat-related risks as … Read moreFirst Chief Heat Officer in Africa, appointed through Innovation SL.
We are the Turtle Team! We are 2 friends, Geraldine and Estelle, taking the opportunity of riding the Budapest-Bamako Rally 2022 to raise awareness and funds for Sierra Leonean entrepreneurs.Check out our fundraising page: https://gofund.me/1c5f3d6f Why would you call your team ‘Turtle’ for a rally? Because turtles are brave and persistent…Because Turtle Islands are an … Read moreThe Turtle Team of Budapest-Bamako 2022 is pleased to meet you!
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