In September, Freetown suffered severe flooding. Kroo Bay was among the worst affected, with hundreds of families made homeless... We provided emergency relief to 350 people...
Thanks to the generosity of our supporters we managed to repair our school roof before the rains started.... Panic had set in at our school in the Githogoro Slums when we heard that there was going to be heavy rain.
"We are very much pleased you have brought us these pads to use. Thank you also for the slips and the soap to wash them. God bless COFAPRI forever and Sharon who sent them to us. You all are nice moms."
“Girls are telling us that they’re happy they attended our workshops... They are more self-confident as well and are not afraid to discuss “taboo” subjects such as FGM and early marriage." - facilitator Anastacia Leporporit.
Barring women from voting is a violation of basic rights. Blue Veins and the civil society of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa called on the government to ensure that women would not be barred from voting in the local government election of May 30th, 2015 and the district election commissioner should not make concrete steps in this regard.
TRIGGER WARNING. "My life was reduced to nothing when they killed my husband.... I was reduced to nothing in the eyes of my little brothers. I thought it was a dream. I could not believe it. They took me in the eyes of my brothers...."
The purpose of the community meetings was to engage the citizens to raise their knowledge on the need and importance of local government system and the need of all citizens of the country to participate in the electoral process...
"COFAPRI is doing a great job. They are opening the eyes of our children.. Sending our daughters to school brings moral peace and security in our hearts. We can now ensure the future of our children will be ok with the education they are getting.” - COFAPRI member.