Post prison support Adult Literacy and Numeracy education Adult Literacy education Marie reunited withh Adamsay

AdvocAid

Org #15052
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$87,968
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
5
projects funded

Mission

Goal AdvocAid's goal is to strengthen access to justice for girls, women and their children in conflict with the law, foster an increased ability for women to understand and claim rights and to empower them as active citizens. Objectives 1. Strengthen access to legal education; legal advice and legal representation for girls and women in conflict with the law 2. Provide targeted preventative legal education messages and training to groups of vulnerable girls and women in conflict with the law 3. Ensure that girls, women and children who are detained are able to reintegrate successfully into their communities after release through provision of skills training education and welfare supp... read more

Project Leaders
Simitie Lavaly
Simitie Lavaly
Sabrina Mahtani
Sabrina Mahtani
Julie Sesay
Julie Sesay
Daniel Eyre
Daniel Eyre
Development Intern
Development Intern
Team
Simitie Lavaly, Mariama Julie Sesay, Juliana Wilson, Jalahan Amara
Organization Information
http://www.advocaidsl.com
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
39 Upper Brook Street
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
0023276983150

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 6490964687
Organization Information
http://www.advocaidsl.com
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
39 Upper Brook Street
Freetown, Western Region None
Sierra Leone
0023276983150

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 6490964687

Project Reports

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Jul 3, 2018
Kadija's story: Detained for owing a debt
In December 2017, Kadija*, a mother of three from Kenema, borrowed Le 1,200,000 (approximately US$ 153) from her friend, Hawa*, to start a business. According to Kadija, they did not agree a timeframe...
Jul 3, 2018
Children in detention: supporting babies and education in custody
In the last six months, the number of infants incarcerated with their mothers in the Freetown Female Correctional Centre (FFCC) has risen from three to nine. It is often in the child’s best...
Jul 3, 2018
Family Focus: AdvocAid reunites ex-detainee with her daughter
In November 2017, Marie* was convicted of ‘wounding with intent’ and sent to the Freetown Female Correctional Centre. Marie had been separated from her 18-month-old daughter, Adamsay*,...
 
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