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UK aid from the British people

Country FlagSierra Leone

Results reported between 2011/12 - 2015/16


  • Number of children supported by DFID in primary and lower secondary education320,000
  • Number of children completing primary education supported by DFID40,000

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

  • Number of unique people reached with one or more water, sanitation or hygiene promotion intervention3,270,000
  • Number of people with sustainable access to clean drinking water sources through DFID support1,040,000
  • Number of people with sustainable access to an improved sanitation facility through DFID support2,110,000
  • Number of people with access to improved hygiene through DFID support to hygiene promotion3,200,000

Governance and Security

  • Number of people who vote in elections supported by DFID2,450,000
  • Number of women and girls with improved access to security and justice services through DFID support290,000


  • Number of insecticide treated bed-nets distributed with DFID support180,000
  • Number of births delivered with the help of nurses, midwives or doctors through DFID support130,000
  • Number of additional women using modern methods of family planning through DFID support30,000