SI Thames Valley club supports the Kori Women Development Project in Sierra Leone

Rose Moriba Simbo, Founder and Director of the the Kori Women Development Project and member of SI Thames Valley, Gill Curry, SI Thames Valley and Johanna Raffan, SI Thames Valley and Chair and Trustee of the Kori Development Project, share the story with us. Gill Curry explains: “The Kori Project was started in 2011 with the main aim of educating the women and girls of the Kori Chiefdom, thereby enabling and empowering them to say no to FGM. We began with 50 women planting cassava, READ MORE

The Sandy Raffan Memorial Library

Sandy was the late husband of Soroptimist International Thames Valley Club member Johanna Raffan who is also one of the trustees of the Kori Development project. Sandy helped to raise funds for Kori and was suddenly taken ill, subsequently falling in to a coma from which he never recovered. He was very interested in Kori and loved reading so when the women of Kori Chiefdom asked for a library, it was unanimously agreed that it should be named after Sandy. Benfits to the people of READ MORE