Iron is one of the main natural resources mind from Sierra Leone
Gold is scarce but you can sometimes find it in Sierra Leone
Diamonds are the main source of mining in Sierra Leone. This is what caused the diamond war.
Bauxitile is mined a lot and is one of the main economic cash crops for Sierra Leone
Rutile is one of the main things mined in Sierra Leone
The Loko People are commonly found In the northern Provence of Sierra Leone. They are the most peaceful tribe in the Sierra Leone.
The Temne are a tribe full of rice farmers,Kola nuts farmer and hunters. They are the tribe that developed a hierarchy status
The Mende people are a tribe made up of hunters and farmers. This tribe is full of famous people. Like of the men who helped Sierra Leone's independence, Dr. Alpha. Maya Angelou the great poet.
Islamic makes up about 60% of the religious groups in Sierra Leone. They believe in Muhammad the god and speak in Arabic
Christianity makes up about 10% of the religious groups in Sierra Leone. They believe in Jesus Christ the savior
Animist make up 30%of the religious groups in Sierra Leone. They believe that animate objects have a soul.
It is common tradition in Sierra Leone to eat rice everyday. A funny saying they say " if I haven't had rice , I haven't eaten today "
It is very common to have chief leader among their villages.
Traditionally people come together and dance to local folk style music.
School in Sierra Leone was founded on the western basis in the 1800's. Since then it has stuck with them. School is not legally required of you. In 2005 a fee on education was abolished.
This is the remains of a school from during the civil war.
Even though school is now free in Sierra Leone you must past the NPSE. This is like our Istep. But they must pass this test to graduate into secondary school. Both boys and girls are allowed to go to school but women are often forced home while men go to school. The literacy rate is still extremely low but people ages 15-20 have a higher literacy rate.
This is a fiber optic. Sierra Leone just imported this in to use to help with construction
This is another piece of big machinery used to help during construction.
Sierra Leone is becoming more tech savvy with cellphones.