By Samuel Serry Jr
Driven by her passion to help and protect vulnerable children, Nhadia Sho Sawyer, a Sierra Leonean based in the United States has launched the Nhadia Sho Sawyer Foundation in collaboration with the New Again Home Shelter Orphanage at Wellington, East End of Freetown.
At the event marking the official launch of the Foundation on Thursday, 4th January 2024, Nhadia who is also the wife of firebrand politician and former Member of Parliament, Hon Michael Sho Sawyer said she had always wanted to give back to society and her Foundation would among other things; seek to give children a healthy start in life.
She said her charity will also work to inspire and prepare young people to compete and succeed in an ever-hanging world. The Foundation will primarily target orphans or children who suffer parental neglect.
The mood at the New Again Home Shelter at Wellington was euphoric as the children as well as invited guests were vividly upbeat about the new chapter unfolding in front their eyes. It didn’t take long for the audience to realize that the Nhadia Sho Sawyer Foundation carries an emblem of hope for less fortunate Sierra Leonean children. This was brilliantly articulated by the founder herself who said she would in the very near future embark on sustainable ventures to ensure the charity stands the test of time.
On his part, the owner of the All New Again Shelter, Pastor Joshua Sandy said his orphanage has fully embraced the partnership as according to him, “the needs of our children keeps increasing…”