Our Projects

Supporting the Northern Provinces of Sierra Leone in three focal areas, we work with the continuing aim of self-sustainability.
Health

Health

Strengthening the healthcare system in Sierra Leone, providing quality medical care to Magbenteh village, Makeni, Masanga and Lungi.

Education

Education

With a Boarding School and School Sponsorship programme, children are given the opportunity to learn, grow and improve their lives for the better.

Community Development

Community Development

Working at grass-root level to provide long and short term relief for the Makeni polio village and leprosy camp.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

Surface area: 71, 740 sq. km/ Population: 7,076,641 (2015)/ Capital city: Freetown/ Life expectancy: 49/ Currency: Leone/ Per capita income: US $684 (2015)/ Poverty: 77.5% (estimated)/ Infant mortality: 87.10 (per 1,000 births)/ Human Development Index: 0.413/ President: Ernest Koroma/ Languages: English, Krio, Temne and Mende/ Religions: Islam and Christianity/ Agriculture: cocoa beans, diamonds, aluminium and titanium ores/ Politics: Sierra Leone is a constitutional republic with a directly elected President and a unicameral legislature.

The Swiss-Sierra Leone Development Foundation Team

With nationals and international staff working side by side, our small team at SSLDF works hard to establish funding and partnership opportunities to strengthen the health and education system in Bombali District in line with the Government of Sierra Leone. Swiss-Sierra Leone Development Foundation (SSLDF) is a national NGO with a Headquarters in Switzerland under Action Swiss-Sierra Leone (ASSL).
Viviana Granobles
Viviana Granobles
SSLDF Country Director
Ibrahim Bangura
Ibrahim Bangura
MCH Health Programme Manager
Charlotte Woellwarth
Charlotte Woellwarth
SSLDF Project Coordinator

Meet our Hospital Staff

Our dedicated hospital staff treated 17,000 in-and-out patients in 2015 alone. With supporting departments including an Operating Theatre; Laboratory; X-ray; Ultrasound; Pharmacy; Physiotherapy Ward and a Vaccination Clinic.

Thank you for your support and interest in our vital work.