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Sierra Leone

Together, we can put an end to maternal mortality.

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The People Movement

Imagine being in labour, needing medical attention and knowing it would be at least 20 hours before an ambulance would arrive to give you the medical attention you need.

In Sierra Leone, birth is a dangerous passage. Pregnancy, birth, and postpartum complications put the mother and baby in serious jeopardy.

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Women Die

From pregnancy related causes every day

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Maternal Deaths

Could be avoided with access to basic health facilities

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Before they live to see their fifth birthday

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5 Risk Factors

  • Lack of accessible healthcare
  • Poor infrastructure
  • Inadequate social practices
  • Limited access to education
  • Absence of community ownership

Birth should be a beginning, not an end

Women deserve a birth story that doesn’t end in tragedy. To safely go into labour, in peace, knowing they will soon meet their little one.

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Saving babies and their mothers

Since our beginning in 2011, we’ve seen massive reduction in maternal and infant mortality in the communities we work in.

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From pregnancy related causes every day

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In infant and maternal mortality since 2011

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In improved education for children within our scholarship program

The People Movement

Imagine being in labour, needing medical attention and knowing it would be at least 20 hours before an ambulance would arrive to give you the medical attention you need.

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Training medical personnel, supplying vaccinations, and providing access to medical supplies and medication.

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Building birthing clinics and schools with connecting roadways to the communities.

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Training teachers to provide quality education. We also offer scholarships and sponsorships for children within each community.

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Social Practices

Reduction of harmful cultural practices for prenatal and postnatal care.

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Community Ownership

Preparing the community to solve their issues and work together.

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Get involved

A donation of just $42 a month will save the life of a mum and baby.

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How your donations save lives

It’s never been easier to make a difference

Make a one-time or
recurring donation

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Sponsor a Village

Your donation is assigned to a community in need

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Build a clinic

Once we reach our goal, a new clinic is built.

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Making a difference

Discover how we are making a difference in Sierra Leone. Learn about our latest initiatives, success stories, and more.

Freedom Tree Fundraiser in Calgary, April 29th

Hello Friends, this year a team of teachers from Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Eugene Oregon are headed to Sierra Leone to support Freedom Tree’s education initiatives. To support this project please join us for a fundraiser night.

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Do You Know What Female Genital Mutilation Is?

FGM, in every form, is a violation of girls’ and women’s fundamental human rights, including their rights to health, security and dignity.

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Spring Cleaning is Good for the Soul

A new year is an opportunity, maybe we can’t change everything about our lives or expect this change to last forever. But maybe we can put in a little effort and clean some of the dust off of our life and feel renewed and empowered in our living space.

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Impact Reports

Download our annual report to learn how we continue to grow and expand our impact in Sierra Leone.

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