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November 16, 2020

Jotham Johnson has dedicated his whole life to defending human rights and empowering young Sierra Leaneans to reach their full potential. Jotham, a YALI RLC West Africa alum, is a Human Rights Officer and Manager at the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone. He is a youth empowerment activist and the founder of his own outreach platform, Adeyemisoutpour, which uses social media channels and in-person events to motivate Sierra Leonean youth to “spread the message of hope and never give up.”

October 22, 2019

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, the Minister of Health and Sanitation of Sierra Leone, Professor Alpha T. Wurie along with U.S. Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Marie E. Brewer participated in the official signing ceremony and public hand over of the USAID funded Impact Malaria project. The event took place in Bo District, in the southern province of Sierra Leone, in the presence of high-ranking Sierra Leonean health officials and community and traditional authorities.

September 30, 2019

In 2017, when SkyFox began implementing the Integrated Aquaculture and Crop Production Project funded by USAID, Fatmata Tarawally had long held the ambition to become a major fish farmer and supplier in Macbafth community, Tonkolili District in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone. She sells rice at the market to help her husband who is a carpenter, to raise their three children.