1. Please pray for our first WMF Sierra Leone board meeting this Saturday September 12. We will be presenting potential board members with information on WMF Sierra Leone’s history, WMF philosophy and what it means to be on the board. 2. Please pray for our community of Sierra Leoneans, Americans and Germans. It can be […]
Last month(July 19-24) was our camp for the youth and kids that we work with. This year we had a group of American (from inner city Michigan) join us. I was excited about the dynamic… but also knew it could have turned out horribly. It didn’t. Overall the kids got along great. They were excited […]
1. Chris, Erin and baby Keyara are back in the states. Please pray that their time with friends and family will be a sweet and refreshing time. 2. Stephanie returns to Freetown on the 15th. Please pray for her transition back. Pray that she will be able to find a sustainble and life-giving way of […]
1. Please pray for us as we try to organize and plan another week long camp/retreat in July for the youth that are in relationship with in Lighthouse and Kroo Bay. 2. We are in the midst of reorganizing our field and dreaming about where we want to be 3 to 5 years from now. […]
On April 2, 2009, Keyara Jane was officially adopted into the Harrell family and became the newest member of the WMF-Sierra Leone community. She was born on September 15th, 2008 here in Freetown. Chris and I were both with her birthmother at the clinic on the night she was born. I was even able to […]
Sierra Leone’s population is very young. Due to the war, many of the population have moved to the city. In a country with 4.9 million people, 34 percent of them (1.7 million) live in urban areas, and 42 percent of them (2 million) are below the age of 15 years old. 1.6 million (34%) of […]
You can purchase a bag that is hand-tailored and designed by one of the Lighthouse graduates. Bags are available for purchase at Jody Landers and Greenly Art Space.
By David Bayne, WMF Argentina. WMF Argentina and WMF Sierra Leone participated in a photo project with disposable cameras last year. It is called “Witness to Remembrance” and is a photography exhibit memorializing loved ones who have passed away. The description and show is posted in a online gallery at Greenly Art Space. Check it […]
Posted by Faye Yu. Let me tell you about Jody. If I was going to be a mom in the States, I would want to be like her. She is a mother to 6 kids, two of whom she adopted from Sierra Leone. That is how we met her. She was her with her husband […]
Posted by Faye Yu. Millions of people live on less than one dollar a day so we know not to say that we are poor (because we are not.) But just how wealthy are we? Check this out if you are curious.