Asmaa James – MWF2016 Impact Story

Asmaa James is a radio station manager from Freetown, Sierra Leone helpful site. She manages a program called Radio Democracy – one of the fastest growing voices of good governance in Sierra Leone.
“If we keep talking and we keep networking … from each country, I’m sure the continent will […]

Catherine Constantinides – MWF2016 Impact Story

Catherine Constantinides is a climate activist, humanitarian, and social entrepreneur from Johannesburg, South Africa.

“The ability to go back home with a network of other African leaders who come from every corner of our continent has been something so powerful.”

Catherine spent 6 weeks at the Presidential Precinct as a Mandela […]

From Sierra Leone: Precinct YALI Fellow Promotes Human Rights, Judicial Accountability, and Good Governance

By Heidi G. Fronton | African Development Stories

Aruna Kallon was born in southeastern Sierra Leone in 1985 to modest and loving parents, Theresa Hawa Kallon and Maada John Aruna Kallon. The fourth of six children, he grew up in Kenema, Sierra Leone’s third largest city, where his father lived for most of […]

Aruna Kallon – YALI Impact Story

Aruna Kallon is a Mandela Washington Fellow from Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is passionate about gender equity in his home community. “Men of quality are not afraid of women seeking equality.”