Light and power to Sierra Leone

The In­ter­na­tion­al Res­cue Com­mit­tee (IRC) has been work­ing to help stop Ebola in Si­erra le­one since early 2014. The coun­try is still re­cov­er­ing from a long and vi­ol­ence civil war that dis­placed two mil­lion people, killed more than 50 000 and fostered wide­spread ab­use of hu­man rights. The IRC provides vi­tal ser­vices to help Si­erra Leoneans who are strug­gling to get by to stay healthy and safe and find ways to move to­wards eco­nom­ic sta­bil­ity.

The IRC dis­trib­utes WakaWa­kas in Si­erra Le­one. This en­ables re­cip­i­ents to have safe and clean light dur­ing dark hours. It also al­lows them to charge their phones so they can stay con­nec­ted with fam­ily and loved once.