Bountiful Children's Foundation

Makeni

Sierra Leone population: 7,976,983 in 2022
GDP per capita (US$): $509 in 2020

Adopted Indefinitely

Cost to Run Program for 1 Year: $6000

Nutritional Supplements Used:

  • Vitamin enhanced corn/soy blend cereal produced locally
  • Eggs

Fact from the World Health Organization:

Undernutrition

There are 4 broad sub-forms of undernutrition: wasting, stunting, underweight, and deficiencies in vitamins and minerals. Undernutrition makes children in particular much more vulnerable to disease and death.

Source: WHO Fact Sheets - Malnutrition, 2022


Agnes Conteh

Community Coordinator

Below is a video of Makeni, the program recipients, and the Bountiful coordinator, Agnes. It was taken on a mobile device, so quality is poor but the message is wonderful!

Bountiful's Community Coordinators

Community coordinators serve with Bountiful as volunteers. They organize other local volunteers and together conduct screenings, train families, distribute locally-purchased supplements, and follow up on infant development.

Agnes explains Bountiful’s work in Makeni and shares her own history.

320 x 240 format video

Considering A Donation?

100% of your donation goes directly toward helping children in need! Overhead costs are covered by generous board member donations.

  • $8 = feeds 1 child for a month
  • $25 = feeds 3 children for a month
  • $100 = feeds 1 child for a year
  • $500 = feeds an average community for a month
  • $6,000 = adopts a community of your choice for one year

Thank You from Sierra Leone

Bountiful's Mission

Our mission is to nurture the potential of infants and toddlers to lead healthy, productive, and self-reliant lives by eliminating malnutrition. 100% of every dollar donated is used to help children in need.

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