Working Towards a Better Sierra Leone

Migrants and diaspora communities are recognized for their invaluable role in society due to their rich cultural contributions, diverse voices, and their economic contributions to the countries they live in and come from, including philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and innovations. iDiaspora provides a platform to share your voice, to gain knowledge, and to engage with the global community committed to the importance of diaspora.

Connect

Becoming a member of iDiaspora will bring your closer with diaspora and expatriate communities globally for sharing your work with others, but also finding inspiration and new opportunities. You will have access to regularly updated news, relevant resources, learning and funding opportunities.

Learn

From research to training materials, groups around the world are creating resources for transnational communities. iDiaspora aims to bring together resources from variety of partners in one place in order to help individuals and organisations in diaspora get the information they need to effectively engage as developmental actors in countries of residence and...

Contribute

There are many ways to give back but its not always easy to find an outlet for our efforts. iDiaspora aims to link those that want to make a difference with concrete opportunities to forge a better future.

Diaspora engagement has to potential to become a practice of choice for the public and private sector. We need to narrow the gaps in connectivity, knowledge and opportunity between these sectors to realize this potential. I sense iDiaspora is an important step-change in this journey and is a platform I look forward to seeing flourish.
 

~ Martin Russel, co-founder of the forthcoming DiasporaLab

Medical Diaspora Engagement in Sierra Leone

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IOM Sierra  Leone coordinated to welcome 26 Diaspora medical staffs to one of the medical challenge district in Sierra Leone. 

Sierra Leone Diaspora Medical Mission Final Report

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IOM Sierra Leone organized Diaspora medical mission to rural districts of Sierra Leone, Kailahun and Koinadugu. This time, IOM dispatched several medical experts, surgical doctors, obstetrician, dentist, dermatology doctor and experienced nurse. This mission contributed more than 450 outpatients,...

Board Member Coleman Lydon Shares the Importance of Diaspora Engagement to the Private Sector

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A short video interview with an iDiaspora Advisory Board member and entrepreneur.

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