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Action on Poverty

  • From a small business loan to a happier future – how communities in Sierra Leone are overcoming COVID-19 challenges

    Marie’s story Marie is a widow with four children from a poor rural community in Moyamba district, southern Sierra Leone.…

  • Responding to COVID-19 in vulnerable rural communities of Sierra Leone

    We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a UK Aid Direct grant from the UK Government to…

  • How we’re helping vulnerable people to tackle Covid-19 and hunger in Pujehun, Sierra Leone

    Pujehun, in the southern province of Sierra Leone, is one of the poorest and least developed of its 13 administrative…

  • Black Lives Matter

    We are appalled, enraged and deeply saddened by the unjust and brutal murder of Black lives at the hands of…

  • Action on Poverty’s response to Covid-19

    During these challenging times, Action on Poverty would like to reassure our friends and supporters that we are continuing to…

  • Learning how to manage and repay a loan in Uganda

    How we’re helping to combat youth unemployment in Uganda

    Imagine being a young person with no job and no prospects. Imagine also that you’ve not been to primary school…

  • Kenya femicides

    The Scourge of Femicide in Kenya

    Ivy Wangechi was only months away from graduating from medical school. And it was on her way home from lessons…

  • Bread making project

    How bread making in Mano supports a community

    There is nothing nicer than the smell of baking bread, so imagine how lovely the smell for some young people…

  • Musa benefitting from the Mapco Project

    How vocational training changes lives in Sierra Leone

    Imagine being a young man responsible for a large family but with very little income. How would you cope? What…

  • Mr Sagestine Gandi

    Sudden passing of Mr Sagestine Gandi

    It is with great sadness that I have to report the sudden passing of Mr Sagestine Gandi on 5th March…

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