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HANCI-SL steps in where the government fails

HANCI-SL steps in where the government fails

Residents of Tambehka Chiefdom in the Bombali District have expressed discrimination meted them by respective governments.

In his statement, Chief Pa. Alimamy Sorie of Siminbuyee Town revealed how his Chiefdom has been neglected by past and present governments.

He however explained how Tambahka Chiefdom lacks good roads, ferry transportation and health care services.

“We are Sierra Leoneans just as the others. It is our rights to be provided with basic human facilities by government,” Chief Alimamy Sorie reiterated.

He further said that the Human Rights Commission Sierra Leone {HRC-SL} paid a visit to the people of Tambahka Chiefdom.

He disclosed that the visits of HRC-SL  brought to light the gross violation of rights of indigenes of the Chiefdom.

Chief Alimamy lauded the efforts of ‘Help A Needy Child Sierra Leone (HANCI-SL), a non-governmental organization that has been giving supports to them through several projects.

That with HANCI-SL, indigenes of Tambahka Chiefdom have benefited educational supports under a project called ‘Every Child in School’ (ECIS) funded by a British national called Tom Dannat.

Chief Alimamy Sorie appreciates HANCI-SL for bringing to the doorsteps of his people the ECIS Project that has successfully rehabilitated five schools in five communities in Tambahka Chiefdom: Bendugu, Komoya, Sos, Kuku and Siminbuyee respectively.

It was disclosed also that HANCI-SL has been paying tuition fees of teachers engaged in distance education and at the same time providing monthly allowances for them.

A lactating mother, Madam Balar, said she was in absolute deprivation over the years and was unable to providing quality education for her children.

But with the arrival of HANCI-SL her children are now actively engaged in school activities.

Madam Balar called on all to embrace HANCI-SL strives on having children get better education.

Octogenarian Mohamed Sillah said that HANCI has manifested love to them by crossing one of the biggest rivers in the country with using unprotected boats.

“We placed HANCI in our hearts,” Octogenarian said.

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