About Us

About Us

Community Advocacy for Relief and Development Organization (CARDO –SIERRA LEONE) was established in 2014 and was registered in 2016 as a local NGO to work as a Human rights and child help support organization working to address issues of Education and primary concern and importance for the Communities in Sierra Leone.

CARDO –SL is working to empower the local community in issues relating to education, poverty reduction and the empowerment of women. Currently, the organization has only 5 full time staff members and 7 volunteers who work on part time basis.

Our Mission

To empower and educate young individuals to be self-sufficient leaders in their communities.


To improve indigenous people’s quality of life through offering educational support programs for children.

Our Values

Our values are the key fundamental principle that govern and direct our work, initiatives and strategies. 


To advocate for the promotion of quality education, and skills training for children.

Projects completed
Sent to school
Teachers trained
Our Causes

Popular Causes

Please consider supporting one of our causes

Support A Child

Cardo Sierra Leone is requesting donations from all over the world to support a child to save life.

Education for Poor Children

Modern 80% of the populations in Sierra Leone are living with extreme poverty

Promoting The Rights of Children

CARDO conduct advocacy on a variety of levels to encourage decision makers to protects the rights of children
What we Do

We’re On A Mission To Solve Problems

Here are some of our activities


CARDO focuses on providing sustainable solutions to allow underprivileged children gain a solid foundation through access to a safe education.


We conduct advocacy to encourage decision makers to value, protect and foster children rights, especially in remote communities .


We work on child development projects aimed at empowering some of the most vulnerable children in Sierra Leone.


We are committed to sensitize local communities on child protection issues, including combating child labor, violence, corporal punishments, and child marriage.


Empowering women and girls and achieving gender equality are crucial to create inclusive, open and prosperous societies in Sierra Leone.


One way we help support children is the provision of financial and material aid to people in immediate need in time of crisis.

Meet Our Team


We're a dedicated team passionate about our mission

Sorie Sankoh

Founder and Director

Keith Norris

Board Chairman

Dr Ankur Purohit

Board Member

Saidu A Sesay


Jacob AR Sesay

Project Officer

Peter Kurterson

Head of Volunteer

Anya Bonano


Kate Othabal

Head of Fundraising

Brima Bangura

Field Officer

John A Tarawalie

Field Officer

Benjamine Kandeh

Field Officer

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