MCBS: Water Well Project Completed

MCBS: Water Well Project Completed

Magbenteh Community Boarding school was established in 2016 as a community school and boarding house for orphaned children. The Water well project was approved in 2019 a donation from SSLDF friend overseas Ms. Fernanda Porto was received in the same year.  We thank Miss Porto for her support of our cause. The Construction team assessed […]

International Days Of Midwives and Nurses

International Days Of Midwives and Nurses

In May we celebrate the International Days of the Midwives and Nurses. Professional delivery care wasn’t the norm in Sierra Leone at the beginning of this Millenia especially in rural areas where expectant mothers usually deliver at home. Back then and until today, Sierra Leone has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the […]

Meet a member of our staff

Meet a member of our staff

We are proud to present our cleaners at Magbenteh Community Hospital in their new cleaning and protective gears. At Magbenteh Community Hospital, every role is vital, and will our cleaners, as always, make sure that the hospital is a clean and safe space for everyone. The team of 7 Foday Dawo, Alie Sesay, Abdulai Tawawallie, […]

April 25: World Malaria Day

April 25: World Malaria Day

A 4 years old child was admitted to the children ward at Magbenteh Community Hospital suffering from high fever (40⁰C), vomiting and diarrhea. He was having a form of acute Malaria. Malaria is a life-threatening disease, typically found in tropical and subtropical climates where the parasites can live, it’s typically transmitted through the bite of […]

Ultrasound Machine Donation

Ultrasound Machine Donation

Magbenteh Community hospital has received a very generous donation from Ms. Therese Herlihy in March 2020. An Ultrasound machine was shipped from the UK to the hospital in Makeni to be added to the outpatient department. MCH has currently a mobile ultrasound machine mainly used in the ANC department. The machine has become faulty due […]

MCH COVID-19 Prepardness Response

MCH COVID-19 Prepardness Response

As of April 23rd, 64 positive cases of COVID-19 have been declared and quarantined in Sierra Leone. The outbreak has reached its third week with a rise of cases from 1 per day to 11 per day. The country led a 3 days lockdown on April 3rd   for contact tracing and management of the cases. […]

MCBS Feeding Program Launch

MCBS Feeding Program Launch

After a delay of one trimester due to a interruption in funding, MCBS students finally get to enjoy their lunch time with a healthy meal prepared by the kitchen staff. The 240 children enrolled in the school come from very impoverished communities with most of them being orphaned and their caretakers suffering from socio-economical burdens […]

Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical Cancer Screening

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). It can affect people mostly in their late teens, early 20`s up to the senior ages of 65. In Sierra Leone, young girls are sexually active from early age, due to the lack of proper sexual education, no supervision, peer pressure and poverty. Also, adult women […]

October 16:World Food Day

October 16:World Food Day

The world observes World Food Day on October 16, F.A.O has launched the campaign “healthy diets for Zero Hunger”. In a world where 820 Million people suffer from hunger and even more are overweight or obese, Sierra Leone is definitely NOT in the favored side of the balance. Sierra Leone is a tropical country located […]