what we do

Imagine a world in which children are free from poverty, live in happiness and have access to education
Go to Education and empowerment

Education and empowerment

focuses on providing sustainable solutions to allow underprivileged children gain a solid foundation to advance in their communities through access to a safe education.

Go to RELIEF and emergency

RELIEF and emergency

Our direct work with children addresses a wide range of child protection issues, emergency,combating the harmful practices of child labor; unnecessary institutionalization; violence in schools.

Go to Advocacy activities

Advocacy activities

we conduct advocacy on a variety of levels to encourage decision makers to value, protect and advance the worth and rights of children especially in the remote rural communities

Go to Child welfare

Child welfare

We source and place volunteers for work on child development projects aimed at empowering some of the most vulnerable children in the world by giving them the chance to go to school.

Your $50 donations will provide schooling materials for children

our mission

The organization’s overall mission is to empower and educate young individuals to be self-sufficient leaders in their communities.
CARDO believes that education is the backbone to the development of any Nation

We believe this is achieved not only through knowledge, it is also necessary for children to be healthy and to work collectively to create better solutions to some of the challenges they may face in the future
To begin to accomplish this goal, CARDO has established distinctive initiatives
Each of these initiatives have a specific mission but all reflect our core vision; to implement sustainable programs and projects to improve access to education and health, while alleviating global poverty.

our board

we are group of dedicated volunteers excited about our mission

Sorie Sankoh

Sorie Sankoh is the founder and youngest entrepreneur and philanthropist for Community Advocacy for Relief and Development Organization (CARDO). A local based Non-Governmental Organization in Sierra Leone working with rural communities and helping vulnerable children through Educational supports and other Child welfare needs. In the spirit of education, broadening horizons and volunteerism, Sorie spent most of his time advocating for rural Children with adverse poverty in support of education in Sierra Leone dedicating his time to help others in need, especially children in any way he could.

Keith Norris

Keith Norris joined World Hope International as a Program Director in 2004, bringing significant on-the-ground experience in rural development and education. Prior to joining WHI, Keith worked in the field of construction for four years managing a subcontracting business. During his seven years living in Indonesia, Keith founded Lembaga Harapan Sejahtera, a local organization focusing on economic development and childhood education. The organization later became the implementing arm of WHI in Indonesia. Keith also taught in the Wesleyan School of Theology and served on the Board of Directors at the Indonesian Wesleyan Church. Keith joins CARDO and decided to offer his vast skills and experience in the field of NGO and offering his support for the success of the Organization.

Kate Othabal

board member
Kate Othabal is a Business woman,Kate came to Sierra Leone to establish her Non profit in 2014 but was unable due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus but has always been passionate about helping Sierra Leone . she immediately join CARDO and decided to offer her skills and experience in the field of NGO and offering her support for the success of the Organization.

Dr Ankur Purohit

board member
Dr. Ankur Purohit is the Chairman Sierra Gem Company Ltd a mining company in Sierra Leone, He is also the Sierra Leone Consular in Chicago United States. He has a Doctoral degree in medicines and also an investor in the mining sector through his passion in helping Sierra Leone he decided to serve as a Board member for CARDO. Sierra Gem Ltd funds most of CARDO’s project in which they operate.

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