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EMN-FOWS rescues 14 Yr Old Girl

By Mustapha Sesay

The Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina Foundation for Welfare Service has rescued a fourteen year old girl who ran away from her parents in Freetown to Kenema from forced prostitution act at the hands of a man residing in one made shift structures at Maxwell Kobbie Park in Kenema.

According to the girl, her ordeal started some months ago in the Cline Town area in the east end of the city of Freetown where her mother one Massah Conteh subjected her to a lot of hard times to the point that she was left with no option but to secretly made arrangements with a driver that took her to Kenema town where she came into contact with one aka ‘Catco’.

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After staying with ‘Catco’ for two months, things began to get worst for her as she alleges that ‘Catco’ tried to exposed her into prostitution so that they get money for their survival.

This situation according to the fourteen year old girl made her to run away late Tuesday night to seek refuge at the Kenema Office of The Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina Foundation for Welfare Services.

The Eastern Region Regional Coordinator for the Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina Foundation for Welfare Services, Madam Adama Kallon, noted that she received information of this girl at her office from the Night Security Officer and wasted no time to informed the Sierra Leone Police in KENEMA about the incident. The Coordinator was requested to take the girl to the Kenema Rimbow Centre for more investigation. Here again the young girl revealed her ordeal and called on the

Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina Foundation for Welfare Service to rescue and protect her from this plight.

The matter is currently being investigated by Police Officer MA Sesay.

It could be recalled that Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina Foundation for Welfare Services has been playing a leading role in sensitizing the amputees and disadvantaged children about the ebola virus and how they can keep themselves safe at all times.

During this year’s Day of the African Child, over one hundred children were educated about their role in keeping safe from the ebola virus and provided with food as similar gesture was also extended to children at Kroo town Road in the city of Freetown.

Last year, children in Kabala, Moyamba and the city of Freetown also benifited from this gesture. In the city of Bo, children were hosted to a meal on Independence Day and benifited from speeches about the importance of independence day while others were awarded with scholarships to help in their education.

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