How a revolutionary cure put clubfoot on the global health agenda

Aid organizations are marking World Clubfoot Day to call attention to a simple treatment for a condition that's left millions unable to walk.
Jun 3, 2015
U.S. Visa issued in India. (Photo by Muzi via Wikimedia Commons)

Black market for U.S. visas draining money from would-be immigrants

Facebook: Seattleites Kabbie Konteh and Dan Lavin have a special connection to Sierra Leone. Now, they're speaking out against the prevalence of the cash-for-visas market in the country and around the world. Twitter: A pair of Seattleites are speaking out against the prevalence of the cash-for-visas market around the world, in particular Sierra Leone.
Mar 24, 2014
Children fetching water from Cockle Bay, in Freetown. (Photo from Flickr by Matt Stephenson)

Refugee from Sierra Leone puts personal struggle with PTSD to work for others

Salifu Mansaray has turned his own experience of trauma from Sierra Leone’s bloody civil war into an asset in serving mentally ill seniors in Burien.
Aug 19, 2013