On the 3rd October 2019, the Ministry of Youth Affairs extended the Hands Off Our Girls Campaign which is a flagship program of Her Excellency the First Lady Madam Fatima Jabbie Bio to the people of Fabala District as they engaged in a robust Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family Planning Awareness raising program.

Objectives of the Ministry of Youth Affairs

Empower and actively involve youths in a variety of productive activities to develop their full potential and self-esteem through approaches that enhance innovation and youth talent in both rural and urban areas


The goal of the Youth Policy is to contribute to the establishment of a more conducive environment in which youth development and empowerment programmes can be collectively and sustainably achieved.


Develop and empower youths to be nationally conscious and patriotic to contribute positively to the development of Sierra Leone.


Arnest Sebbumba, 2013 STRYDE participant

Youth In Agriculture

The Youth in agriculture project builds on the Youth Farm project which was limited to a 100 acre plot of farm land in Masalia village in the Port Loko district. The project has since been extended to, Kono, Kenema, Tonkolili and Koinadugu districts.

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Youth In Fisheries

The Youth in Fisheries project is benefiting 7,000 deserving youths and their beneficiaries in seven coastal districts of Sierra Leone namely Pujehun, Moyamba, Bonthe, Port Loko, Kambia, Western Area -Rural and Western Area Urban .

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Youth Entrepreneurship

The Youth Entrepreneurship project is designed to address youth unemployment on the one hand and to also support young entrepreneurs in groups of thirty from the Western area and 14 districts
to grow their businesses and take them to the next level.

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Youth In Commercial Transportation

The Youth Empowerment in Commercial Transportation Pilot Project is
designed to break the cycle of poverty and unemployment and to prepare and empower young people to make meaningful contributions to national development.

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Youth In Car Wash

The Youth in Car Wash project will benefit male and female, literate or illiterate youths in 60 locations across the country directly benefiting thirty five youths each. The project will also indirectly benefit five dependants of each of the total 2,100 youths across the country.

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Almost Two Hundred Million Stipend for Farm Workers

The Youth in Agriculture Project has disbursed One Hundred and Eighty-Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand Leones (188,950,000.00) as stipend to Four Hundred and Fifty One (451) farm workers in Five (5) Districts.Another 50 Million Leones has been paid as compensation fee for a 300 acres arable land for…
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Disable Community Cheers Youth Minister

The Minister of Youth Affairs on his way to the Ministry of Finance was greeted by members of the disable community. As he alighted his vehicle, the cheering crowd showered him with songs of appreciation for his humility and love for the poor and vulnerable in society. He gave out…
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UNFPA, Youth Minster Support Kuwait Returnees

The Minister of Youth Affairs, Mohamed Orman Bangura and the UNFPA have played major roles in seeking the welfare of Sierra Leonean citizens recently repatriated from Kuwait. Dignity kits, cash and other assorted items form part of the supplies received by the returnees since they arrived in Sierra Leone weeks…
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