Day of the African Child

Celebrating a Different Kind of Freedom in Sierra Leone

How do you celebrate your freedom?

As Americans everywhere are celebrating our country's independence this weekend, children in the African countries we serve are celebrating a different kind of freedom. 

Children Celebrate “The Freedom God Has Given Us” in Sierra Leone

The crowd of children is still riled up from the dance troupe’s performance as Amie approaches the stage. The audience settles in as the music begins. Amie has chosen the song “I Will Dance Before My God,” and in seconds this talented young woman from the Banta Children’s Village has twisted, shaken, and twirled the crowd onto their feet. 

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