THERESA SOVIE - office secretary
Theresa Sovie is the office secretary at CISL. She is first port of call for the national coordinator for all office support.
Paul brima bangura - national coordinator
Paul Bangura has been working with CISL as national program coordinator since its arrival in Freetown in 2008. His role consists of the supervision of all operations in Sierra Leone, namely the project design, writing of reports or the development of training materials for the human right education programs. Besides his work for CI, he was a community animator and construction supervisor for Action Aid Sierra Leone, worked as a community health promoter for the Catholic mobile clinic and for MSH Holland. He attended the Institute of professional Management Tower Hill (IPM) and currently pursues a degree in Public Administration.
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samuel sahr gborie - cban
Samuel Sahr Gborie has studied peace and development studies at university and has been a project officer with CISL since 2011. He is personally involved with and most passionate about the CBAN project on biodiversity and forest management. Originally from province Kono, he has a thorough understanding of the community and its impact on flora and fauna in up-country Sierra Leone. His role includes organising and holding meetings with community leaders, as well as monitoring the project. He is also involved in following up projects by collecting information, surveying and analysing.
Abu arnold kargbo - icalip
Abu Arnold Kargbo has made a tremendous impact working with CISL for the past four months. As the ICALIP project officer, he has been involved in piloting and developing the project. His day-to-day role includes facilitating the running, coordination and development of all centres. Prior to joining CI, he was a government and English literature teacher who offered to volunteer for ICALIP. His enthusiasm and self-motivation soon led to him managing the project. Abu is an English and Sociology graduate from the prestigious Sierra Leonean university Fourah Bay College.
Jestina boyle - gender officer
Justina Augusta Boyle has been the gender officer at CISL for the past four years. She is a trained nurse and previously used to work for the Sierra Leone Red Cross, advocating for war-affected children offering posttraumatic stress disorder counseling. She now counsels women and advises them on women’s rights. Her current project involves campaigning against child marriage. She also spends her time working for Women’s World International on women's rights issues.
Davidson Gray is the child protection officer at CISL.
Patrick b. conteh - finance & admin officer
Patrick Conteh has been the admin and finance officer at CISL for over two years. He is enrolled with ACCA (Association of Certified Charted Accountants) and has several years experience in the accounting industry, having previously worked for the Tianshi Group of Companies. He is trained in financial management and is still pursuing finance education.