Sierra Leone was founded in 1787 as a British colony for freed UK slaves and declared independence in 1961. Employment is in agriculture and mining.
Population: 6 million.
Languages: English, Krio, Mende, Temne, Limba.
Main religions: Sunni Muslim, traditional, Christian.
Link man and correspondence team leader Bob Fox
CBM activities Annual visits. 10 Sunday Schools and CYCs with 400-500 children. CMaD schools in Freetown and Talia Makia.
Ecclesias Freetown, Kenema, Wanjamma, Talia Makia, Leicester, Bo, Halden Town Amputee Camp, Blama, Bunumbu, Nyanagoinhun, Boijabu (about 375 members in total)