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Grants Awarded | Mano River Union

Madihou-Amulema-Kunafor (M-A-K)
Kailahun District, Sierra Leone

Madihou- Amulema- Kunafor (M-A-K) is an amalgamation of three different groups that were initially founded during the years of the civil war in Sierra Leone, when women from Kailahun District lived in camps for the displaced. Currently the group has a membership of over 800 rural women. M-A-K’s vision is for united rural women to combine their knowledge, skills and efforts to improve the quality of their socio-economic lives. The group’s focus is on engaging rural women in sustainable income generation and food security to promote peace and social justice in their communities. M-A-K has been receiving community grants from the National Accountability Group since 2006.

2009$6,7621 year
This grant enables M-A-K to purchase a rice huller and construct a drying floor for rice that will service a sub-group in Daru. The grant also enables the group to develop its capacity in grants administration and financial management as well as hold exchange visits and networking activities with other women’s associations in the region.

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