In January 2012, the Mallam O. & J. Sankoh Foundation (Sankoh Foundation) was established with an initial amount of Le172,000,000 (about US$40,000).
The following grants of a total of $30,500 have been awarded to date.
We would be grateful for any financial contribution to the Foundation's efforts:
- Le86,000,000 (about $20,000) to the People of Warima village for the construction of a Public Library. (January 2012).
- Le2,150,000 (about $500) to the Sierra Leone Sickle Cell Society to write a paper on the status of sickle cell disease in Sierra Leone. (February 2012)
- Le4,300,000 (about $1,000) to the Well-Woman Clinic, Freetown to analyse data collected on breast cancers. (March 2012)
- Le4,320,000 (about $1,000) to David Moinina Sengbe at MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, USA to support Sierra Leonean youths to MIT to develop their innovative ideas for development. (Feb 2013)
- Le4,320,000 (about $1,000) to the Medical Research Centre (MRC-SL) to support the completion of a research paper for publication in an international journal (August 2013)
- Le12,900,000 (about $3,000) to support the printing of SLWS books. (March 2013)
- Le 4,500,000 ($1,000) to the Council of Paramount Chiefs of the Kailahun District in Sierra Leone to support their efforts towards containment of the Ebola disease outbreak in Sierra Leone (June 2014)
- $1,000 to the National Organisation of Sierra Leoneans in North America (NOSLINA) to support their efforts towards containment of the Ebola disease outbreak in Sierra Leone (June 2014)
- Le. 5,000,000 ($1,000) to the YOUNG PROFESSIONALS LTD to support their efforts in supporting Ebola victims in Sierra Leone.
- $1,000 to the Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund for girls in Sierra Leone (2014) 11. $1,000 to the Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund (Stockholm, Sweden) for girls in Sierra Leone to purchase solar latterns (July 2015)