Bikes and Bleach for Bonthe

Bikes and Bleach for Bonthe

The first weekend of July, COFA co-funded a dual mission to start a bike library for students and deliver bleach-making equipment and training to Bonthe.  It’s a remote coastal fishing town on Sherbro Island in Sierra’s Leone’s southern province.  Karim Kamara, our...
Growing Family Prosperity: Class of 2023

Growing Family Prosperity: Class of 2023

Back in October, I wrote about spending a day with the five families in Gbomlimba, one of six villages in the inaugural cohort of the COFA “agric” project. Now, they and the other 25 families (in five other villages) are halfway through a second season without new...
Abdul Kamara: COFA Scholar

Abdul Kamara: COFA Scholar

Abdul Hassan Kamara, a man in his mid-30s, is earning a Master of Public Health degree at Njala University in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital. He goes there for classes every weekend after his workweek in Lunsar ends. Abdul’s road to public health school—supported by...
August Update

August Update

GROWING FAMILY PROSPERITY Crops are being harvested and taken to market in all the COFA Growing Family Prosperity—GFP—communities. New seeds are being sown and families are preparing to receive animals in the next couple of months. Meet Kadiatu Kamu from Gbom Limba...

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