The average life expectancy for a Sierra Leonean is only 56 years. One of the lowest in the world. Infections and parasites, most found in contaminated water, is the largest cause of death in Sierra Leone.
Almost half of the population is not using a regulated water source for drinking. Most of the unsafe drinking sources are freestanding water, such as ponds, and unregulated wells.
A GEN-350 was placed in St. Joseph’s girls school in Freeport, providing school girls and staff with safe-drinking water.