Ruth Ada Kamara – Programme Director
Ruth Ada Kamara was promoted to the position of Programme Manager in February 2011 after serving as the Field Officer for over a year. She spent several years working as a Community Awareness Officer for an Anti-Human Trafficking Program in Sierra Leone. Having come through a set of extremely difficult circumstances and then experiencing the saving and transforming power of Christ, her testimony brings hope and confidence to the women she serves. She has extensive experience working in the field, and particularly with women and girls with disabilities.
Sia Jones – Fundraising and Communications Coordinator
Sia plans and coordinates fundraising opportunities with the dual goals of raising support and furthering local community awareness of Women of Hope. As a recent graduate from University of Makeni with a degree in Development Communications, Sia brings a strong educational background and a desire to put the knowledge and training she has received into action. Outside of her daily work, she is involved in her local church, and loves to mentor youth.
Hawa Munu – Assistant Trainer and Child Advocacy Officer
Hawa Munu was one of the first graduates of the Community Health Evangelism training, held in 2010. She is now assisting in training other women the principles of development, health, business and home life that she learned. Hawa also works closely with mothers of children with disabilities: making home visits and facilitating support groups. Hawa has one lame leg and a severe limp. This does not keep her from an active life, however, or from setting an example in her community of how to live uprightly.
Adama Conteh- Logistics and Advocacy Officer
Adama Conteh is the Logistics and Advocacy Officer for WOHInt. Stricken with blindness at a young age by measles, Adama has a strong desire to advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. She organizes disability awareness campaigns and women’s rights workshops for the betterment of women enrolled with Women of Hope and the community in general. Adama coordinates all meetings, events and activities for the ministry.
John Turay – Finance Officer
John brings a male voice to the office staff. His training in bookkeeping and accounting and his attention to detail are an asset to the program as a whole, maintaining a high level of integrity and accountability. John maintains the books for the office and the guesthouse and manages and monitors all of the bank accounts of the program on the field. John’s sensitive heart and gentle spirit, along with his spiritual depth bring leadership and compassion to the program activities, providing the women we serve with a model of godly manhood that they don’t often see.
Sidique Sesay – Driver
Sidique is the driver and all around helper at the office. His role in the program is vital as there is much field work to be done. The women’s mobility challenges often make it necessary for follow-up to be done in their homes. Sidique gets the staff to the women, and often transports women to the office for meetings and events. He also maintains the equipment at the office and runs errands for the staff.
Adama Bangura – Office Cleaner
Adama Bangura works part-time at the WOHSL office as the office cleaner. Adama is deaf and enjoys the companionship that she experiences at the office with the other staff members. Her cheerfulness and thoroughness bring a pleasant atmosphere to the office.
Mohammed Kamara – Night Security at WOHSL Office
Mohammed is the Night Security Officer for the WOHSL office. He guards the facility during the night to ensure the safety of the property and the equipment of WOHSL.
Rebecca Kamara – Retreat Center Manager
Rebecca Kamara is the full-time Retreat Center Manager. She deftly maintains the house, caters for guests, does laundry and serves the staff with a solid devotion to Christ. Her warm welcome and attention to detail serves to generate income for the program as people stay in the Retreat Center. When US staff or board members are in Sierra Leone, she attends to all of their daily needs, allowing them to focus fully on the ministry to the women.
Edward King – Night Security at Retreat Center
Eddie is the Night Security Officer for the WOHSL Retreat Center. He guards the house and guests who stay there and maintains the grounds of the compound.