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Healey International Relief Fund (HIRF) recently featured the ongoing Ebola response efforts of Ishmeal Alfred Charles (IDHA 40) and his team as they delivered donations in Sierra Leone. Charles’ spirit of optimism is captured well in his photo caption: “Sunshine on a cloudy day…”
We echo HIRF’s thanks to Charles for his hard work on the ground. Another great example of one of IIHA’s humanitarian heroes!
Ishmeal Alfred Charles (IDHA 40) of the Healey International Relief Foundation (HIRF) shares his insight about the situation in Sierra Leone now that the crisis has been managed and no new cases exist.
Ishmeal Alfred Charles (IDHA 40), Healey International Relief Foundation (HIRF) In-Country Manager for Sierra Leone, visited the US in April, stopping at Fordham to take part in a panel discussion focusing on the current situation in West Africa as it continues to recover from the largest Ebola epidemic in history.
A recent DEVEX article about Ishmeal Alfred Charles (IDHA 40) describes his life and journey from child soldier in Sierra Leone to his current post managing the Healey International Relief Foundation’s work in Sierra Leone with Caritas Freetown. In the article, Charles reveals some of the struggles he faced throughout his journey, and emphasizes the importance of giving child victims a voice. Read the full article here