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Rescue Children Sierra Leone

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: May 9, 2014, 4:20 PM

Description

1. Organization Background

Rescue Children Sierra Leoneis a children serving agency that seeks to advocate and lobby for the rights and empowerment of the children, amputee, widow, youth and women, promote democracy, good governance.

It is a local non-governmental organization, non-profit making, non-partisan, non-tribal but independently impartial.

This mission was conceived in 1997 during the civil war but became operational in January 2004 and is registered with the Ministry of Gender & Childrens Affairs New England Vile Freetown Sierra Leone, (Registration Number: MSWGCA/VO3012)

The initiative was founded by a group of professionals working in Sierra Leone and abroad, with extensive experience of community development programmes through working with communities, CBO & other international based NGOS.

Mission Statement:

To provide a safe haven for children in need where their physical, emotional, academic and spiritual needs are met.We also provide practical support to help vulnerable War Widows & War Amputees affected by violent conflict achieve lasting peace.

Vision Statement:

To rescue vulnerable children from the rural committees in all forms of abuse, and to nurture and develop them through education.

Our Beliefs:

vRCSL beliefs that to work with those in need is an expression of our love for God.

vThat we are an organization of change and an appliance of grace and destiny.

vThat all persons, especially war affected & less fortunate children's, have the right to a life of opportunity and the freedom of choosing their own future.

vThat all people, in particular women's and children's have the right to protection and a life free from violence, sexual exploitation and all other forms of abuse.

vThat age, gender, race, culture and families enrich the children's, war widow and amputee communities with whom we work are our assets to be respected and affirmed.

vIn no discrimination and respect for differences, accepting Children's , women's and amputees as equals regardless of race, ethnicity, and gender, political or religious affiliations.

Board of Directors:

RC-SL has strong six (6) Boards of Directors that are responsible to oversee and to provide technical support when necessary. They have wealth of experiences in their various fields, knowledgeable in aspects of NGO operations, and deeply committed to the country's development agenda.

Geographical Coverage:

Rescue Children Sierra Leone works in 25 communities in Koinadugu Districts Northern Province of Sierra Leone.

Achievements

Our achievements cut across different areas. Through our programs, we have seen progressive changes in the lives of the children, amputees & widows, changes in their behaviour, attitude and view of life. Several children, teenagers and youths have benefited from our financial, educational and moral assistance.

Areas of interest where RCSL will want to collaborate.

ØChild sponsorship program

ØIncome generations program for amputees and widows.

ØChild Community Case Management (CCCM) program

ØLiteracy & adult education program

ØPartnership development

ØAdvocacy

For more information contact us at:rescuepikin@gmail.com

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Contact information

Date Founded: Jan 2002

Government ID number: Reg N0:MSWGCA/VO3012)

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Phone: +232-76-777-809

Fax: NA

Address:
MurrayTown Freetown Sierra Leone, MurrayTown Freetown Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone Capital city Freetown, Northern Province, +232, Sierra Leone

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