Visit the Country of Sierra Leone

Experiencing a vision trip to Sierra Leone is an opportunity for you! Join us as we learn about the culture and community in Sierra Leone.

Country Overview

About Sierra Leone

With vibrant cities, stunning landscape, and tropical climate, Sierra Leone is a place of beauty and rich history. Located on the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa bordered by Guinea and Liberia, this country is filled with many ethnicities. The flat coastal land and interior plateaus are teeming with agriculture which employs 80% of the 7.4 million population of Sierra Leone. Freetown is the capital of the country and it is a hub filled with activity. Sierra Leone cities and rural villages demonstrate the diverse ethnicities represented in the country.

Sierra Leone has a history of many trials and difficulties. Through civil war, Ebola virus epidemic, and mudslides, the people of Sierra Leone have shown their resiliency and strength. From the bright colors worn by the women to children playing games in the streets, the joy and determination of the people of Sierra Leone are evident. Consider joining us as we learn about the culture, create community, and see life-change happen.  Scroll down to learn more about our upcoming vision trips to Sierra Leone.

 

International Women’s Day: Elevating Women’s Voices in Sierra Leone

This International Women’s Day learn how we #ChooseToChallenge gender stereotypes and the pull-down syndrome against women by elevating women’s voices. 💪

Equipped for Entrepreneurship

45 adolescent girls in Sierra Leone seized an opportunity to participate in a soap making and selling training program. What happened next?

Human Trafficking: Exploited Hope

In 2020, World Hope’s Anti-Trafficking and Gender-Based Violence Team in Sierra Leone served nearly 1,000 survivors, including children and adults—many of whom were exploited through migration. One of them was a 28-year-old young woman who only dreamed of making a better life for herself and her family…

Sierra Leone Facts

UN, World Bank

~|icon_building_alt~|elegant-themes~|solid

Capital: Freetown

~|icon_group~|elegant-themes~|solid

Population: 7.4 million

~|money~|font-awesome~|solid

Currency: Leone (SLL)

~|icon_map~|elegant-themes~|solid

Area: 71,740 sq km (27,699 sq miles)

~|comments~|font-awesome~|solid

Languages: English, Krio, and a range of African languages

~|university~|font-awesome~|solid

Major religions: Islam, Christianity

Interested in going to Sierra Leone?

We have various trips to Sierra Leone throughout the year and we can customize a trip to fit your gifts and interests.

Things You Need to Know

~|id-badge~|font-awesome~|solid

Passport Required: Yes – 1-year validation recommended

~|id-card-o~|font-awesome~|outline

Visa Required: Yes

~|tint~|font-awesome~|solid

Vaccinations: Yes

AN ORGANIZATION YOU CAN TRUST.

Charity Navigator: Four Star Charity
Better Business Bureau - Accredited Charity
Accord Network
US Global Leadership Coalition
Christian Connections for International Health
Guide Star Platinum Participant
InterAction Member Standards
Global Giving Leader Organization
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability
Excellence in Giving Certified Transparent

World Hope International is committed to sound stewardship and using your gift to deliver the most effective, sustainable solutions for alleviating poverty, suffering, and injustice. In the fiscal year 2019, 91% of all expenditures went to program services. In order to use our resources in the most efficient manner possible, we may deem it necessary to redirect your contribution to the greatest need or our general purposes.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team.

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest