Grants

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:


1. Le86,000,000 (about $20,000) to the People of Warima village for the construction of a Public Library. (January 2012)

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2. 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)


3. Le4,300,000 (about $1,000) to the Well-Woman Clinic, Freetown to analyse data collected on breast cancers. (March 2012)


4. 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)


5. 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)


6. Le12,900,000 (about $3,000) to support the printing of SLWS books. (March 2013)

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7. 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)


8. $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)


9. Le. 5,000,000 ($1,000) to the YOUNG PROFESSIONALS LTD to support their efforts in supporting Ebola victims in Sierra Leone.


10. $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)