SEED

Mission Statement

Salone Enabling and Empowering Development (SEED), Inc. is a not for profit corporation dedicated to enabling and empowering the rural poor of Sierra Leone, especially the most vulnerable groups, with the aim of achieving an improved standard of living by working in partnership with local groups to create community initiatives for transformative actions.

General Goal

Our overall goal is to increase the effectiveness of local groups and communities in solving their own problems and in achieving their own goals, by providing help and support for projects, programs and activities that address one or more forms of the problem. Support would be in the form of funding, materials, and personnel. in areas such as prayer and worship, health, education, agriculture, and transport and communication. High priorities that we help and support include:

1. Health clinics that provide basic out patient health care as well as 24 to 36 hour in-patient care en-route to hospital. (See NarSarah CLINIC, our first project)

2. Educational scholarships to provide "financial support to 3000 "needy" elementary, secondary, and University of Sierra Leone students (1500 elementary, 1000 secondary, and 500 university students.

3. Agricultural supplements to provide financial, material and technical support to increase productivity by farmers and fishermen for 3 consecutive years. Support for 2nd and 3rd years would be dependent on performance the previous year.

4. Human relationship development and management through support of local churches and other civic organizations that promote healing of shattered relationships.