In Memoriam – Sierra Leonean George Smart With sadness, we report the passing of George Smart, a social worker in Sierra Leone who had worked with Kidsave since 2016. George was a social worker in Sierra Leone who had worked with Kidsave since 2016 reuniting Ebola orphans with extended family and
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Thousands of children impacted by the Ebola crisis are still living in orphanages in Sierra Leone. Kidsave is seeking to help as many as we can. With time, money and attention most can be reunified with their extended family members; and those who cannot will be placed by the Kidsave team in foster or host families on their
In 2014, the Ebola crisis hit Sierra Leone and many families with the virus left their villages and went to regional care centers. 5,000 to 7,000 Sierra Leoneans died of the disease and thousands of newly-orphaned children were moved into orphanages. Many have remained there for years without connections to the
Kidsave has helped more than 400 children find families in Sierra Leone over the last nine years. Sadly, the need is still great. After the Ebola crisis hit, children whose parents were sick with the virus were taken to care centers with their parents. The parents died from Ebola and the
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May 31, 2019 Dear Friends, I am retiring! Today is my last day at Kidsave. This has been a tough decision to make, and I am making it with the interest of supporting Kidsave’s transition into the future. I leave Kidsave in the very capable hands of my long-time partner and dear friend, Randi
In 2014 the Ebola crisis ripped through Sierra Leone. The world responded, contained the virus and left, leaving thousands of children orphaned in Ebola Care Centers and orphanages. These children have been living without hope of ever seeing family again. Kidsave is working to help these children rebuild their lives, ideally