Sierra Leone

Alliance of Concern Sierra Leoneans (AC/SL)

Alliance of Concern Sierra Leoneans (AC/SL) raises awareness on violence against women and youth while also investing in the economic empowerment of young people living on the streets and girl who ensnared into commercial sex exploitation. They provide each target group with an opportunity to build up entrepreneurship skills so that they can establish income streams that give them a new lease on life. After establishing strong working relationship with with community leaders, AC-SL conducted entrepreneurship training for 20 young people with disabilities and disabled individuals and former girls seeking to leave commercial sex explotation in Kono District. Each participant received start-up capital to establish their business.