Welcome to the Friends of Freetown Website!
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Friends of Freetown is a UK-based, grant-giving trust working to benefit the people of Sierra Leone.
At this difficult time, our trusted partners in Sierra Leone are helping those in need. Please help us to help them. Donate here
We have three specific aims:
- To reduce poverty
- To relieve sickness
- To advance education
Please use the links above to find out more about us, the projects we support, and how you can perhaps help us.
We hope you find all the information you need on this site, but please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments.
Why support projects in Sierra Leone?
- It has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world and up to one fifth of all children die before the age of five.
- The average life expectancy at birth is only around 50 years.
- Around 50% of the country’s population survive on less than £1 per day, putting medical fees out of reach for many people.
Sierra Leone is a land of contrasts. It is vibrant and beautiful but every day is a struggle for many. Friends of Freetown aims to support the efforts of those working for the benefit of its people.
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