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Sierra Leone: Going back to school after Ebola

August 15, 2016

Starting in 2014 and well into 2015, Sierra Leone was hit hard by an Ebola outbreak which left schools closed for eight months. Having lived through years of civil war, Sierra Leoneans knew the setbacks that lost educational opportunities would inflict on a young generation. The government, working with donor partners, initiated a number of interventions to mitigate these losses.