Street Child In The Media.

 
October 2017: Sierra Leone: One of the worst places to be a girl A blog on the Huffington Post highlights gender inequality in Sierra Leone on International Day of the Girl Child, and shows how Street Child is working to change this. 

October 2017: Sierra Leone: One of the worst places to be a girl

A blog on the Huffington Post highlights gender inequality in Sierra Leone on International Day of the Girl Child, and shows how Street Child is working to change this. 

October 2017: Why you should visit Sierra Leone to experience the world's most worthwhile marathon The Evening Standard finds idyllic tropical beaches and warm, resilient people in Sierra Leone. The Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon is helping tourists discover the country's charm. 

October 2017: Why you should visit Sierra Leone to experience the world's most worthwhile marathon

The Evening Standard finds idyllic tropical beaches and warm, resilient people in Sierra Leone. The Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon is helping tourists discover the country's charm. 

September 2017: Sierra Leone Marathon: How running is rebooting tourism in the country torn apart by Ebola  The Independent shares experiences of the Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon and visits to our projects in the country. 

September 2017: Sierra Leone Marathon: How running is rebooting tourism in the country torn apart by Ebola 

The Independent shares experiences of the Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon and visits to our projects in the country. 

August 2017: Hundreds killed after Sierra Leone mudslide The Guardian speaks to Country Director Kelfa Kargbo and Street Child CEO about the effects of the devastating mudslides outside Freetown and Street Child's Emergency Appeal.

August 2017Hundreds killed after Sierra Leone mudslide

The Guardian speaks to Country Director Kelfa Kargbo and Street Child CEO about the effects of the devastating mudslides outside Freetown and Street Child's Emergency Appeal.

July 2017:  We now have a future say girls who lost parents during Ebola The Evening Standard catches up with two girls who, after surviving Ebola, are back to school thanks to Street Child

July 2017:  We now have a future say girls who lost parents during Ebola

The Evening Standard catches up with two girls who, after surviving Ebola, are back to school thanks to Street Child

June 2017: Desperate plight of Ebola orphans who eke out a hazardous living wading through rubbish tip for plastic to sell Street Child's work supporting vulnerable Ebola orphans was featured in a third article in The Mirror

June 2017: Desperate plight of Ebola orphans who eke out a hazardous living wading through rubbish tip for plastic to sell

Street Child's work supporting vulnerable Ebola orphans was featured in a third article in The Mirror

June 2017: The Surprising Places where tourism is growing fast  The Telegraph shares how Sierra Leone has become the world's fastest growing travel destination, featuring our West Africa Cycle Challenge and cycle tourism as one of the reasons

June 2017: The Surprising Places where tourism is growing fast 

The Telegraph shares how Sierra Leone has become the world's fastest growing travel destination, featuring our West Africa Cycle Challenge and cycle tourism as one of the reasons

June 2017: West Africa Cycle Challenge A first-person account of riding 300km over four days from Sierra Leone to Liberia for Street Child's West Africa Cycle Challenge, in Bike Channel.

June 2017: West Africa Cycle Challenge

A first-person account of riding 300km over four days from Sierra Leone to Liberia for Street Child's West Africa Cycle Challenge, in Bike Channel.

May 2017: Nepal two years after the earthquake: What does life look like now?  Why it's important the international community doesn't turn away from Nepal, in The Independent.

May 2017: Nepal two years after the earthquake: What does life look like now? 

Why it's important the international community doesn't turn away from Nepal, in The Independent.

April 2017: Russell Howard in plea to help Ebola orphans after west Africa visit The comedian urged Londoners to support International Day for Street Children after he visited Liberia, in the Evening Standard.

April 2017: Russell Howard in plea to help Ebola orphans after west Africa visit

The comedian urged Londoners to support International Day for Street Children after he visited Liberia, in the Evening Standard.

March 2017: ‘If it wasn’t for Ed I’d still be sleeping in a canoe on the beach’: Liberian street boy saved by pop star Sheeran reveals he was abused, beaten and robbed while homeless Ed Sheeran was reduced to tears when he met JD, an orphan living on the street in Liberia, in MailOnline.
March 2017: 4 Incredible women defying adversity that you’ve probably never heard of For International Women's Day, the stories of women from Nepal to Sierra Leone who are towers of resilience in their communities, in Global Citizen.

March 2017: 4 Incredible women defying adversity that you’ve probably never heard of

For International Women's Day, the stories of women from Nepal to Sierra Leone who are towers of resilience in their communities, in Global Citizen.

February 2017: How to donate: South Sudan famine and Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria food crises The Guardian's summary of how people can donate to make a difference to these food crises.

February 2017: How to donate: South Sudan famine and Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria food crises

The Guardian's summary of how people can donate to make a difference to these food crises.

Pauline Cafferkey.

Extraordinary Scottish nurse and Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey returned in May to Sierra Leone - where she had nursed Ebola's victims and contracted the virus herself during the 2014-5 epidemic - to take part in the Sierra Leone Marathon and help raise awareness for Ebola orphans.

 
June 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey: The Western world has moved on Pauline tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme she was frustrated the 'Western world has moved on' since the Ebola outbreak had been contained.

June 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey: The Western world has moved on

Pauline tells the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme she was frustrated the 'Western world has moved on' since the Ebola outbreak had been contained.

June 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey returns to Sierra Leone to lay her ghosts to rest The Independent shares the story of Pauline's reuinion with 17-year-old Mbalu, who was nursed by Pauline in the Kerry Town Treatment Centre.

June 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey returns to Sierra Leone to lay her ghosts to rest

The Independent shares the story of Pauline's reuinion with 17-year-old Mbalu, who was nursed by Pauline in the Kerry Town Treatment Centre.

June 2017: Finding Closure: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey makes emotional return to Sierra Leone treatment centre where she first contracted the disease The Scottish Sun describes Pauline's journey to find 'closure' after her Ebola experience.

June 2017: Finding Closure: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey makes emotional return to Sierra Leone treatment centre where she first contracted the disease

The Scottish Sun describes Pauline's journey to find 'closure' after her Ebola experience.

May 2017: The Ebola ghost town: British nurse struck down by disease visits desolate place whose people she could not save Pauline tells The Mirror how people in Lunsar are still struggling, despite the official end of Ebola.

May 2017: The Ebola ghost town: British nurse struck down by disease visits desolate place whose people she could not save

Pauline tells The Mirror how people in Lunsar are still struggling, despite the official end of Ebola.

May 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey returns to Sierra Leone for the first time after contracting disease, to get ‘closure’ The Mirror reports from Sierra Leone on Pauline's emotional return, and her meeting with survivors that she herself had nursed

May 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey returns to Sierra Leone for the first time after contracting disease, to get ‘closure’

The Mirror reports from Sierra Leone on Pauline's emotional return, and her meeting with survivors that she herself had nursed

April 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey ‘looking forward’ to going back to Sierra Leone after contracting virus A video report from ITV Scotland in which Pauline says a return to Sierra Leone is 'psychologically important'.

April 2017: Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey ‘looking forward’ to going back to Sierra Leone after contracting virus

A video report from ITV Scotland in which Pauline says a return to Sierra Leone is 'psychologically important'.

After Ebola.

Even with Liberia and Sierra Leone having been declared free of Ebola, survival is still a daily battle for so many of its survivors - still living with the trauma and poverty inflicted on them by the devastating epidemic. Here are just a few stories from the countries post-Ebola.

 
Post-Ebola Liberia: A New Chapter For Education With the launch of Street Child's Partnership Schools for Liberia, Programme Manager Felicia takes a look at post-Ebola Liberia in the Huffington Post  

Post-Ebola Liberia: A New Chapter For Education

With the launch of Street Child's Partnership Schools for Liberia, Programme Manager Felicia takes a look at post-Ebola Liberia in the Huffington Post

 

One Year After West Africa Was Declared Ebola-Free, The Crisis Is Far From Over One year on from when the World Health Organisation declared West Africa Ebola-free, Street Child's Director of Communications shares the reality of life after Ebola for some of the hardest hit families in the Huffington Post

One Year After West Africa Was Declared Ebola-Free, The Crisis Is Far From Over

One year on from when the World Health Organisation declared West Africa Ebola-free, Street Child's Director of Communications shares the reality of life after Ebola for some of the hardest hit families in the Huffington Post

Sierra Leone's Ebola crisis one year on: 12,000 orphaned children are STILL desperately battling to survive as some even exchange sex for food  On the anniversary of Sierra Leone being declared Ebola-free, the Daily Mail shares the stories of the girls struggling to survive. 

Sierra Leone's Ebola crisis one year on: 12,000 orphaned children are STILL desperately battling to survive as some even exchange sex for food 

On the anniversary of Sierra Leone being declared Ebola-free, the Daily Mail shares the stories of the girls struggling to survive. 

Rocked by Ebola, and teenage pregnancy, two young mothers from Sierra Leone share their story Global Citizen shares the story of two teenage mothers who Street Child are supporting to go to school.

Rocked by Ebola, and teenage pregnancy, two young mothers from Sierra Leone share their story

Global Citizen shares the story of two teenage mothers who Street Child are supporting to go to school.

Photos of marathon runners on display as Londoners are encouraged to join Sierra Leone run Ahead of the Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon launch, the Evening Standard shares the story of the marathon.  

Photos of marathon runners on display as Londoners are encouraged to join Sierra Leone run

Ahead of the Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon launch, the Evening Standard shares the story of the marathon.

 

Why aren't Sierra Leone's girls going to school? On International Day of the Girl Child, Street Child's Director of West African Programmes explores why Sierra Leone's girls aren't going to school in the Huffington Post

Why aren't Sierra Leone's girls going to school?

On International Day of the Girl Child, Street Child's Director of West African Programmes explores why Sierra Leone's girls aren't going to school in the Huffington Post

Girls Speak Out Appeal.

Street Child would like to thank all the outlets who supported the Girls Speak Out appeal. Their coverage helped Street Child ensure that we can make girls' voices as loud as they can be. For a full overview of the Girls Speak Out coverage please click here or see below for some of the coverage highlights:

 
Saddest family portrait: The Grandmother raising EIGHTEEN of her grandchildren in Sierra Leone as their family is broken by Ebola Grandparents Ramatu and Alusine , in their seventies and caring for 18 grandchildren, share their story with the MailOnline

Saddest family portrait: The Grandmother raising EIGHTEEN of her grandchildren in Sierra Leone as their family is broken by Ebola

Grandparents Ramatu and Alusine , in their seventies and caring for 18 grandchildren, share their story with the MailOnline

"I was in a body bag about to be buried in an Ebola grave... Then a doctor saw my toe twitch" Ebola survivor Zidane Konneh shares his story with the Evening Standard during our Girls Speak Out appeal.

"I was in a body bag about to be buried in an Ebola grave... Then a doctor saw my toe twitch"

Ebola survivor Zidane Konneh shares his story with the Evening Standard during our Girls Speak Out appeal.

Sierra Leone two years after Ebola: What does life look like now? In the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic, the Independent takes a look at life in Sierra Leone through a selection of photos.

Sierra Leone two years after Ebola: What does life look like now?

In the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic, the Independent takes a look at life in Sierra Leone through a selection of photos.

Legacy Of Ebola Appeal.

Below are the series of articles published in the Evening Standard as part of our media partnership for our Legacy of Ebola appeal.

 
I'll count on you to back charity marathon in Africa The Evening Standard launches our Legacy of Ebola Appeal via an interview with patron NIck Hewer

I'll count on you to back charity marathon in Africa

The Evening Standard launches our Legacy of Ebola Appeal via an interview with patron NIck Hewer

Orphaned by Ebola and starving, these young girls were forced to have sex just to eat A 2-page Evening Standard article on girls identified as at increased risk of sexual abuse due to Ebola

Orphaned by Ebola and starving, these young girls were forced to have sex just to eat

A 2-page Evening Standard article on girls identified as at increased risk of sexual abuse due to Ebola

'Ebola killed my parents and 24 relatives... now we go hungry' The second Evening Standard articles focuses on Osman Kamara from Sierra Leone

'Ebola killed my parents and 24 relatives... now we go hungry'

The second Evening Standard articles focuses on Osman Kamara from Sierra Leone

The Londoners running for charity in Sierra Leone to help children with Ebola A fifth Evening Standard feature focused on Londoners running the Sierra Leone Marathon 2015

The Londoners running for charity in Sierra Leone to help children with Ebola

A fifth Evening Standard feature focused on Londoners running the Sierra Leone Marathon 2015

The Sierra Leone village where every orphan is a victim of the Ebola epidemic The Evening Standard covers the plight of beneficiaries in an Ebola-devastated village

The Sierra Leone village where every orphan is a victim of the Ebola epidemic

The Evening Standard covers the plight of beneficiaries in an Ebola-devastated village

Ebola Orphan Appeal.

 
Sunday Mirror Christmas Appeal: Help the Ebola Orphans The Sunday Mirror launches its Christmas 2014 appeal with Street Child to help the Ebola orphans

Sunday Mirror Christmas Appeal: Help the Ebola Orphans

The Sunday Mirror launches its Christmas 2014 appeal with Street Child to help the Ebola orphans

Ebola orphans scream for their tragic parents - their only hope is YOUR generosity Secretary of State for International Development adds her voice to our appeal in the Sunday Mirror

Ebola orphans scream for their tragic parents - their only hope is YOUR generosity

Secretary of State for International Development adds her voice to our appeal in the Sunday Mirror

Bob Geldof on his first Christmas without daughter Peaches, plus Band Aid and Ebola crisis Bob Geldof speaks out in support of our Ebola Orphan Appeal with the Sunday Mirror

Bob Geldof on his first Christmas without daughter Peaches, plus Band Aid and Ebola crisis

Bob Geldof speaks out in support of our Ebola Orphan Appeal with the Sunday Mirror

Ebola orphans finaly have something to cheer as kind donations allow them to buy food and clothes Sunday Mirror reports back on how funds from our Christmas Appeal helped orphans on the ground

Ebola orphans finaly have something to cheer as kind donations allow them to buy food and clothes

Sunday Mirror reports back on how funds from our Christmas Appeal helped orphans on the ground

Idris Elba backs Mirror fundraiser to save Sierra Leone's Ebola orphans In the Sunday Mirror Idris Elba lends his support and an emotional plea from one of our beneficiaries

Idris Elba backs Mirror fundraiser to save Sierra Leone's Ebola orphans

In the Sunday Mirror Idris Elba lends his support and an emotional plea from one of our beneficiaries

Ebola Crisis Appeal. 

 
Ebola - as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old from Sierra Leone Front page feature in The Observer to launch a series of articles wirtten by beneficiary, Bintu Sannoh

Ebola - as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old from Sierra Leone

Front page feature in The Observer to launch a series of articles wirtten by beneficiary, Bintu Sannoh

Back to School after Ebola. But all is so changed. Bintu focuses on the reopening of Sierra Leonean schools for her fourth Observer feature

Back to School after Ebola. But all is so changed.

Bintu focuses on the reopening of Sierra Leonean schools for her fourth Observer feature

We have survived Ebola - and its stigma. But life is hard. A second Bintu feature in The Observer on stigma within the community

We have survived Ebola - and its stigma. But life is hard.

A second Bintu feature in The Observer on stigma within the community

Ebola has almost gone, but life is still desperate in Sierra Leone One year on from her first Observer feature, Bintu looks back at 12 months of the Ebola crisis

Ebola has almost gone, but life is still desperate in Sierra Leone

One year on from her first Observer feature, Bintu looks back at 12 months of the Ebola crisis

After Ebola: the darkest days of terror are over Bintu's third feature in The Observer focused on Street Child supporting her Aunty into business

After Ebola: the darkest days of terror are over

Bintu's third feature in The Observer focused on Street Child supporting her Aunty into business