What we do in Sierra Leone

Plan International Sierra Leone is driving change to advance children’s rights and equality for girls by working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

Girl at school

Inclusive, Quality Education

Our goal is that all vulnerable and excluded
children – particularly girls – access and
complete inclusive quality education from pre-primary to secondary level.

Learn more about our inclusive, quality education programmes:

Girls eating lunch at school

Integrated School Feeding Programme

The Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education, the Government of Sierra Leone and Plan International are working together to provide daily, free school meals for children across Sierra Leone.

Hawa Yokie, 22, CEO and Co-founder of the Kamara Yokie Innovation Center

lead – young people driving change

We include young people in internal governance and decision-making processes. Our programmes also build the interest and capacity of girls and young women to engage in social change. We explore new and impactful methods using innovation and technology to tackle gender inequality.

Learn more about our lead programmes:

A group of girls participating in the She Leads project in Moyamba district

She Leads Project

Empowering 380 girls and young women to advocate for their rights in 3 districts of Sierra Leone.