“Letting Girls Be Girls”

For the last six months Rotifunk Hospital, using a grant from Peace With Justice, has had an exciting new pilot program called “Letting Girls Be

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COVID-19 and Rotifunk Hospital

COVID-19 and Rotifunk

Earlier this April, as the news of COVID spread across the country, Mission of Hope began studying the effects of this virus and how it

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The Calabash Broke in Rotifunk

The calabash is a treasured gourd that can serve as a decoration, a favorite kitchen tool or even as a musical instrument. In Sierra Leone the broken calabash has a second meaning. When whispered in safe company, it means another mother has died in childbirth. The whispers are used because somehow perinatal mortality is perceived as the mother’s fault and brings shame to the family. So the secrecy continues.

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