Living Earth Foundation (LEF) was established in 1987 and specialises in working with people to resolve their environmental and social concerns. LEF has developed an international remit to facilitate a sharing of ideas across cultures and develop a locally appropriate response to global problems. LEF currently runs programmes in eight countries.
The Collective – Sierra Leone will be project managing LEF’s DFID funded ‘Waste to Wealth’ project in Makeni. Working with partners ACEDO we will be addressing the inadequate management of solid waste in Makeni by building the management capacity, awareness and understanding, and specific technical skills of local government, NGOs and micro-enterprises.
Salone Microfinance Trust supports innovative ways to promote business and enterprise. Their mission is “to reduce poverty among the economically active poor by providing sustainable access to financial services.”
We are currently running a pilot programme with the aim of providing 70 people previously deemed too risky to qualify for a loan, to access finance to start or grow their business. Through providing a business training course and ongoing mentoring support to individuals, volunteers will work alongside loan officers to help new businesses develop and thrive. Visit Site
In a six-month volunteer consultancy placement, we are supporting One Girl to develop and build capacity in writing up new project proposals, project plans, monitoring and evaluation plans and project budgets. We also provide support with writing, editing and computer skills.
AFFORD invests time, money and know-how to power the engines of wealth creation in Sierra Leone. They specialise in business skills training and project management in Sierra Leone through highly skilled staff and local advisors.
In February 2013, our senior management team provided consultancy support to successfully restructure the organisations M&E framework. This included a full situational analysis report, drawing up M&E plans from scratch for new projects and making recommendations to management on current projects.
Future for Children works on behalf of vulnerable children through public education programs, advocacy and direct support to families. They are one of the leading organisations working for the protection of homeless children.
The Collective supported the capacity building of Future for Children by placing a volunteer consultant between September 2012 and February 2013. We provided support around project management, monitoring and evaluation as well as assisting in developing a website and a organizational overview booklet.
Conscience International are a Gambian based human rights and development organisation focusing on researching and documenting human rights issues and abuses, advocacy and awareness, litigation, capacity building and human rights education Visit site.
In a three month volunteer consultancy placement, between January and April 2013, we supported Conscience International in developing a child protection policy and implemented training for their staff team to enable them to fully understand child protection issues in relation to in-country programme design. We also supported the organisation in developing a partnership policy.
The Craig Bellamy Foundation offers underprivileged children the chance to reach their true potential in life through sport and education. Its goal is to use football as a tool for development and ensure that the boys and girls not only learn to play football, but receive a rounded education.
Between January 2012 and February 2013, The Collective provided volunteers to assist in logistics and provide support to ensure their programmes operated effectivly.