Improvement of Health Care in Kailahum and Kenema (Sierra Leone); Prevention of zoonotic caused health epidemics in Sierra Leone


This is an education and empowerment project, aiming to improve health care and household dietary diversity through better utilisation of locally available foods from agriculture and the wild in Kailahun and Kenema. Training topics also focus in EBF, IYCF, hygiene promotion and the inclusion of women in the sustainable management of natural resources. The project takes part into prevention of zoonotic caused health epidemics in Sierra Leone.




Objectif global

To improve health care in Kailahun and Kenema (Sierra Leone), Montserrado and Bomi (Liberia) through infrastructure development and Capacity Building measures

To prevent zoonotic caused health epidemics in Sierra Leone

Objectifs spécifiques

To upgrade infrastructure (WASH and solar installation) in 20 PHUs

To raise community awareness on health, hygiene and nutrition in approximatively 160 communities

To train approximatively 200 multipliers; Vegetable demonstration gardens

To implement community hygiene and sanitation activities (to be defined)

To raise awareness on zoonotic and water borne diseases: EVD, Lassa, cholera

To conduct nutrition education and promotion of leguminous crops and small animal husbandry as protein sources alternative to game meat

To improve sanitation infrastructure in 40 villages

Résultats attendus

Approximatively 160 rural communities benefited from the project, focusing on pregnant and lactating mothers, and 114 communities around the Gola Rainforest National Park


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  • Eau et assainissement
  • Éducation
  • Santé


  • Ménages pauvres

Piliers AGIR

  • Pilier 1 : Améliorer la protection sociale des communautés et ménages vulnérables pour une sécurisation de leurs moyens d'existence
  • Pilier 2 : Renforcer la nutrition des ménages vulnérables