The Government of Sierra Leone mandated the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs (MSWGCA) with social responsibility to promote and look into the issues of gender empowerment, vulnerable groups, children, elderly and persons with disabilities. The mandate required new structures and significant upgrades in social work skills plus improved management guidance and supervision.

This overall mandate is further narrowed /tailored to match the individual Directorates listed below:

Children’s Directorate

Gender Directorate

Planning Directorate

Social Welfare Directorate