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AIMS

The aims of Melqosh Mission are to help improve the lives of post war afflicted amputees and other physically challenged youths, women and their children in the most deprived areas of Sierra Leone.

To also educate the children of amputees and physically challenged women as they acutely marginalised and face lesser opportunities of having access to any service because the family setting they were born in.

To aid Ebola Orphans.

Provide support and information to FGM survivors. 

Identifying and sign posting potential FGM victims to NSPCC.and other agencies/authorities.

Educate young girls and females in the UK and Sierra Leone about the consequences of this harmful practice.

Provide safe and confidential focus groups for females to address this societal malaise

Working with boroughs and local community organisations, to establish a multiagency partnership and a FGM strategy. 

 

Execute Social Change Campaigns in the UK and specifically in Sierra Leone where there is a high prevalence of FGM practice.

OBJECTIVES:

The objective of the project is to establish an educational and vocational whereby post war afflicted amputees and other physically challenged youths and women will directly participate in the shaping of meaningful lives for themselves.

Encourage the development of dedicated and targeted action to enhance the opportunities for increased economic activity and entrepreneurship among physically challenged youths and women.

The relief of financial hardship among physically challenged women living in Sierra Leone by providing such persons with educational and vocational training which they could not otherwise afford through lack of means.

 To deliver free Medicare to the amputees and their families, in order to reduce the high mortality rate.

To provide a service that will be primarily devoted to the development of self-image, self-confidence, imaginative or creative minds and progression routes for the physically challenged youths, women and their children.

Help and support physically challenged and amputee youths, women and their children academically.

Help physically challenged and amputee youths, women and their children to recognise their potential and prepare them to become contributors in society and successfully face future challenges.

To inculcate in them the capability to deal with and overcome added pressure on social malaise such as stigma, institutional discrimination, deprivation, bitterness, underclass and depression etc.

The relief of unemployment for the benefit of the physically challenged and amputee women and youths in such ways as may be thought fit, including assistance to find employment or a suitable trade.

The relief of financial hardship among amputee and physically challenged women living in Sierra Leone by providing such persons with educational and vocational training, which they could not otherwise afford through lack of means.”

To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by preventing amputees and physically challenged people from becoming socially excluded, relieving the needs of these people who are socially excluded and assisting them to integrate into society. 

Provide support and information to FGM survivors. 

Identifying and sign posting potential FGM victims to NSPCC and other agencies/authorities.

Educate young girls and females in the UK and Sierra Leone about the consequences of this harmful practice.

Provide safe and confidential focus groups for females to address this societal malaise

Working with boroughs and local community organisations, to establish a multi-agency partnership and a FGM strategy. 

Execute Social Change Campaigns in the UK and specifically in Sierra Leone where there is a high prevalence of FGM practice. 

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