Tag: Ebola

Sierra Leone after Ebola faces new hardships

Ebola’s Comeback Since our last report the Ebola virus has again caused fear and confusion by making a small but damaging comeback in some areas including our area of Waterloo. Because of this resurgence the building program has been suspended…

Ebola and Rains Require Haste

  Some sleep, others work Freetown, Sierra Leone, 4:00am, darkness, people sleeping.  “Tower Hill” compound, however,  is flooded with light and buzzing with activity as the building team  works desperately to prepare the site for the construction of the new…

Ebola starts to subside…

  The President Speaks On Thursday 22nd January, Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Karoma announced that he would lift the quarantine in place due to the Ebola outbreak. “Restrictions on movement will be eased to support economic activity,” he said.…

From the eye of the Ebola storm!

  It is very early morning here in Freetown. Everything is quiet now, but only a few hours ago the whole city was experiencing bright lightening with earth shaking thunder which sounded like canon fire exploding in the air. The…
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EBOLA- Encouraging News from Nigeria

With so much devastating news about the spread of the Ebola virus, it is easy to feel overwhelmed, but progress is being made! On 17th October, Nigeria was officially declared Ebola free after passing two incubation periods (21 days) with no new cases.

Ebola – a Terrorist!

  We have all heard of the growing outbreak of Ebola in Africa, and our team at Orphans & Widow Care, Liberia and Rev Themi of the Waterloo School and Amputee Clinic in Sierre Leone are eyeballing the monster.  At this…