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“I Seek To Teach Others How To Do The Same Using Simple Skills That Can Generate Income” A Young Sierra Leonean Singled Mother Seamstress Share Epic Photos After Training Young Girls

“I Seek To Teach Others How To Do The Same Using Simple Skills That Can Generate Income” A Young Sierra Leonean Singled Mother Seamstress Share Epic Photos After Training Young Girls

“I Seek To Teach Others How To Do The Same Using Simple Skills That Can Generate Income” A Young Sierra Leonean Singled Mother Seamstress Share Epic Photos After Training Young Girls

A young Sierra Leonean singled mother, seamstress named Sulma Marah, who dropped out of school 8 years ago has taken on her Facebook social media platform to share epic photos of your girls after training them. Shortly after the death of her father, Manty Marrah met her guardian who got her enrolled at the YWCA training center. She started packaging and wrapping gifts; which, fast forward 2015, she began to make Africana wallpapers made with woods and cotton. She later started practicing how to sew clothes. Since then, she has been able to take care of her 4 year old daughter, her mother, her siblings, and her cousins. Both stories coming soon. She is using her creativity to teach young girls to better their lives. She wrote on Facebook

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Apart from bettering my own life, I seek to teach others how to do the same using simple skills that can generate income. It’s a blessing having my mother help and my daughter watching, i know she will grow up ready to take on the world.

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Manty Marrah dropped out of school 8years ago due to the death of her father and her mother’s low savings from the teaching job she had. Manty Marrah didn’t let the death of her father and her mom’s financial woes destroy her future. In 2013, shortly after the death of her father, Manty Marrah met her guardian who got her enrolled at the YWCA training center. She started packaging and wrapping gifts; which, fast forward 2015, she began to make Africana wallpapers made with woods and cotton. She later started practicing how to sew clothes. Since then, she has been able to take care of her 4year old daughter, her mother, her siblings, and her cousins. Both stories coming soon.

Watch our interview with her below

 

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Sallu Kamuskay

Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean activist, storyteller, and blogger. He was born in Sierra Leone but later relocated to Guinea as a refugee because of the war in his country. Sallu Kamuskay uses his phone to engage on social media, under the name ‘’Salone Messenger’. He Co-Founded the Salone Messenger platform after his experience of the war, Ebola, and injustices. According to him, silence was the root cause of war, and of many social injustices, we continue to face as a nation. In 2013, during the Ebola crisis, Sallu Kamuskay took the risk and volunteered to fight Ebola. He spent some months in both safe and unsafe places; helping the victims and telling their sad stories. The election in 2018, left a divided country with communities fighting on tribal lines. This inspired Sallu Kamuskay to serve as the coordinator of the United Sierra Leone peace concert, which was organized in 4 major parts of the country, targeting violent communities and troubled youth. Sallu Kamuskay led a group of entertainers, activists, and organizations across the country on a peace tour, a program supported by the European Union, United Sierra Leone, Africa Union, ECOWAS, and the Messeh Leone Trust. Sallu Kamuakay has also served as a staff writer for the Hidden Voices Magazine. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. The story of late America Stress 3-year-old daughter. The hero’s daughter was abandon after his father's death. He shared her sad story and was able to get a sister who has taken the child as her own and is currently providing her with educational support. The article of America Stress can be read on the link below http://ayvnewspaper.com/index.php/k2-categories/item/7350-america-stress-a-hero-to-recognize. Sallu Kamuskay feels the stories of Gbessay, America stress and that of many others need to be told. The media house we have cannot better tell these stories, they are better reporters than telling human interest stories. He created the Salone Messenger platform and brought together passionate storytellers to be able to tell these compelling stories.

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