SIERRA LEONE EBOLA FREE (NYTIMES) — In case you missed it, on November 7, 2015, Sierra Leone was declared Ebola free after 42 days with no new cases. Read more here.
RESTLESS DEVELOPMENT REACHES 3 MILLION IN SIERRA LEONE — Restless Development led together with the Social Mobilization Action Consortium (SMAC) on the largest community mobilization ever in Sierra Leone, to reach over 3 million people with life-saving messages. More than 1,500 youth were trained around the country on the Community Led Ebola Action. The purpose was to trigger communities to feel the need to react, to protect themselves and to do it urgently with their own resources. Read more about Restless’ work and how it contributed to the end of Ebola in Sierra Leone.
EDUCATE! NAMED 2015 WISE AWARD WINNER — Educate! was one of six cutting edge projects chosen for transforming communities and providing one of the most innovative and effective approaches to a pressing challenge in global education. Read more here.