Sierra Leone Team

Program Manager, Sierra Leone
Mariama Kanneh

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Mariama Kanneh has a degree from Njala University in Banking and Finance. She also has a Diploma in Human Resource Management and Business Management and Administration. Mariama joins the SUDU team with vast experience in finance and micro-credit scheme management. She also possesses a wealth of experience in communication within the banking sector. She has a deep passion for working with the most vulnerable population in under served communities.

Fanta Kondeh
Community Liaison, (SL)

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Fanta was born in Kenema in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. In 2013 she was awarded a one-year scholarship to attend High School in the USA as an exchange student, in a cultural exchange program, sponsored by the U.S. department of State and Cultural Affairs. Due to her excellent performance she received another one year scholarship from the African Science Academy to study A Level Physics and Mathematics in Ghana. She won the first prize for the best female innovator in an innovation competition, organized by UNDP. After which she was invited to Ivory Coast to attend the African Youth Conference to represent Sierra Leone youths. She have volunteered with many organizations working with youths, women and children. She is currently studying Mathematics and Computer Science in Higher Teacher Certificate (HTC) at the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology and also simultaneously teaching Mathematics and Physics in Wamagriso Senior Secondary School.

Rashid Sillah
Community Liaison, (SL)

rashid sillah headshot Rashid Sillah is a student supported by Schooling for Life; a  foundation that supports young people through educational support, training in work ethics, time management, math, English language, computer and personal guidance. He attended the St. Edwards Secondary School. He is currently pursuing a diploma in Enterprise Server Administration from BlueCrest College. He is an energetic, enthusiastic hardworking young man. Outside of his technology interests, he is an avid football fan and plays recreational football as a midfielder.