About Rotifunk

Rotifunk is a town in Sierra Leone Africa. With a population of 6 million people, Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in the world and badly in need of improvements to its healthcare facilities and resources. The country is still struggling to rebuild infrastructure and sustainable economy after a 10-year civil war left Sierra Leone completely destroyed. Even though that civil war ended more than 10 years ago, the country has still not recovered from its devastating impact. And now Sierra Leone has experienced yet another setback as a result of the Ebola epidemic. The baby birth death rate is 9%. The Rotifunk district now has the poorest healthcare in the country. The United Methodist Church is the largest Christian denomination in the country and runs a variety of medical facilities and schools.

  • Average life expectancy is 47 years
  • 18% of children die before the age of 5
  • 50% of the population is under the age of 16
  • 70% of the population is unemployed
  • 30% of the population is literate
  • 1 in 23 women die of complications from pregnancy and birth

Click HERE to read an article with more info about Rotifunk and the origins of the NC Conference’s Mission Of Hope partnership.

Please consider helping if you can. Rotifunk is one of the poorest countries in the world and badly in need of improvements to its healthcare facilities and resources.

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