Statistics

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Population 5.7 million
Land mass 71,740 sq km
Life expectancy 47.8 years
Under age 5 mortality 19%
Literacy rate 40%
Access to safe water  57%
3 doctors per 100,000
57% population live on $US1 per day or less
United Nations HDI ranking 180/187

Generators

There are areas in Sierra Leone which have access to electricity, but even then it is not always reliable.  However most of the provincial areas have none.

Generators are required to power the computers provided. Starting with assistance to five schools with a generator, this has increased where Kanga Schools has now funded 61 generators, each of which has been sent to an individual school.

Solar power has been investigated, but this was rejected as the cost is too high.

It is now hoped that additional funds will be made available to purchase more generators for each of these school libraries.  This would enable use of the libraries at night and make them accessible to their wider communities.


 

 

 




 

 

 
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