Category Archives: overseas missions

2018 is a year for action!

Wow! We made it through 2017 intact. It was a year of many ups and downs from a change in presidents to the devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone. Through it all, we have remained consistent in our mission – to provide education and assistance to the immigrant community in Houston and abroad in Sierra Leone.

In June, Judith was a part of a medical mission to Sierra Leone that successfully provided supplies to a local hospital. She was also invited to speak at the 2017 Youth Human Rights International Human Rights Summit in August.

2018 will be no different. Judith will be going on another medical mission this June and we are in the process of building a primary school in the Kpanga Krim chiefdom in Sierra Leone to aid children ages 5-8 in attending school.

We appreciated your support in 2017 and hope we can continue to count on your help to increase education and healthy living in our world.

Happy New Year! I can’t wait to see what this one will bring!


About Marie Danysh

Teacher, mom, rockstar. I'm also a social justice activist and a pro-education advocate.

Medical Training Mission to Sierra Leone

Operating Room PujeHun District Government Hospital

Operating Room
Pujehun District Government Hospital

 Campaign to fund a Medical Training Mission to Bo and Pujehun, Sierra Leone ~ June 2016


This is a District Government Hospital operating room, in Pujehun, Sierra Leone.

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About Judith Lahai

Founder & CEO of the Family Empowerment Services, Inc a 501(c)3 registered in the US and Sierra Leone, West Africa.