Arthur Smart Memorial

World Hope International is grieved to share news of the death of Arthur Smart.

Arthur joined World Hoped in February of 2016 and has served as the driver of our Enable the Children project in Sierra Leone. After feeling unwell for several weeks, he tragically passed away at the age of 38. He leaves behind his widow, two daughters, and a son.

World Hope staff are making a gift to the family and are inviting anyone who has gotten to know or work alongside of Arthur on projects and trips over the years to contribute to the benevolent fund, as well.* To send a message with your donation to Arthur’s family, use as the recipient email address and we will make sure your message gets to them.

*Please note that this will not be included in your next Tax Statement provided by WHI as it is not a gift to World Hope, but to the family of Arthur Smart. 

“Arthur was an amazing man, extremely caring, and hard-working. He was a backbone in ETC and was the first to arrive at work and usually the last to leave. He was always happy to help in so many ways and made me smile when I was feeling sad. We sang songs together in the car when I was feeling stressed, he carried heavy things for me and helped me remember things when my tired and full brain was not working well. He loved his family and wanted them to reach their full potential. He also loved football and was highly passionate when watching games. He had many dreams that will now not come to pass. We will all miss you greatly, Arthur, and know that you are in heaven cheering us on. Rest in peace, my brother, friend and mi yai”

Anna Vines

Program Director and Physiotherapist for Enable the Children Program, WHI


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