- Sierra Leone: Mudslides - Aug 2017
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2015
- West Africa: Ebola Outbreak - Mar 2014
- Sierra Leone: Wild Fires - Jan 2013
- Sierra Leone/Guinea: Cholera Outbreak - Feb 2012
- West/Central Africa: Floods - Jun 2010
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods and Landslides - Aug 2009
- Sierra Leone: Floods - Sep 2007
- West Africa: Floods - Jul 2007
Thirty women, ages 16-30, are learning
basic tailoring skills and earning a modest income in a CWS-supported vocational
training program. CWS partner, YWCA of Sierra Leone is providing a clean
training and working environment, use of sewing machines, and 20 hours
per week of work time for each of the women.
The program participants earn an income by sewing school and work uniforms, aprons, children's clothing, etc., that are then provided on contract by the YWCA to other groups and organizations.
Liberian Vice President Boakai Tells Monrovia
Conference, Peace Depends On People Seeing Improvement in Their Lives
Interfaith leaders from the United States and West Africa meeting this week in Liberia vowed to work together to monitor government activity, work toward justice and equality, and minimize corruption in West Africa to help achieve lasting peace in the region.