Promoting SDGs

NMDHR's work promotes the sustainable development goals (SDGS) in Sierra Leone. Our programmes' thematic areas border on three main SDGs, complementing our work on promoting governance & participation, gender equality, and health outcomes.

🕊️ SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

❤️ SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

🟰 SDG 5 - Gender Equality


Mission, Vision & Philosophy

We promote Human Rights and Governance issues through training, dialogue, advocacy, lobby and campaigns to change the mindset of the people and increase people’s participation in governance so that development and peace can take place.

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We envision a world where human rights and democratic principles and values are protected and promoted.

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Promote cooperation and teamwork among network partners. Recognize and respect the dignity of the individual in accordance with Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

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cases of domestic violence against women and girls managed
Domestic Election Observers trained and deployed in collaboration with the National Elections Watch (2007-2023)
religious leaders empowered with training to preach against violence against women in mosques and churches
youths and paralegals empowered with monitoring & supervision skills to monitor local court sitting

Our Team

Saidu Idrissa Kanu

Program Volunteer

Mr. Saidu Idrissa Kanu is a feminist, youth activist, environmentalist and presently NMDHR lead programs volunteer, pursuing a Bsc honors in gender and development studies a the university of Sierra Leone Fourah Bay College.

Alusine Momoh

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Mr. Alusine Momoh is the Current M&E Officer at NMDHR. He is a graduate from the University of Sierra Leone Fourah Bay College with a Bachelor of Art with honors in Sociology, and a Diploma in Cultural Studies.

Eva Martha Mansaray

Admin Officer

Ms. Eva Martha Mansaray has served the Network Movement for Democracy and Human Rights (NMDHR) in the capacity of Admin Officer with key responsibilities

Abdul Karim Habib

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Mr. Abdul Karim Habib possesses over 20 years of invaluable experience in the NGO sector, showcasing expertise in areas such as Human Rights Democracy and Rule of Law, Policy Advocacy and Engagement, Network and Alliance Building, Human Rights Monitoring, Reporting, and Elections Monitoring.

Mr. Nabieu Kamara

Programs Director

Mr. Nabieu Kamara is the current Programs Director for Network Movement for Democracy and Human Rights (NMDHR). He is a resilient human right activist, and programme lead, with 14 years experience in the Civi Society space, leading lobby, advocacy, campaigns on human rights, social justice, Gender and Women’s rights, and child protection.

Our Board

John Augustine Lahai

Board Member

Mr. Orison Chaponda

Board Member

Mr. Saa Bandabla

Board Member

Mr. Nuru Deen

Board Member

Patricia Kafoe

Board Member
Our Network Partners & Coalition memberships