Welcome to Ministry of Social Welfare

Hon. Baindu Dassama-Kamara, Minister of Social Welfare, delivering the keynote address at the Technical Validation of the revised Persons with Disabilities Act, 2011.

MINISTRY OF SOCIAL WELFARE

MISSION

Empowering and transforming the lives of vulnerable or underprivileged persons and families including young people, women, children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. We do this through coordinated development and implementation of laws, policies, and programs that promote their welfare and safeguard their rights including religious tolerance.

Core Values

The Ministry is committed to the following institutional values:

Commitment

We are committed to the process of protecting and empowering marginalized groups, and to creating a fair and just society whereby all citizens are viewed and treated as equally important members of society.

PROFESSIONALISM

We believe in discipline, competence, integrity, expertise, team spirit, and tactfulness. We believe that every one of us working at the Ministry must deliver value for money and optimize scarce resources for the benefit of the people of Sierra Leone.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We embrace honesty and commitment to being an accountable, transparent, and result-oriented Ministry.

RESPECT

We believe everyone is entitled to their inalienable rights and that everyone should be accorded a dignified life. Read More

MINISTRY OF SOCIAL WELFARE

Commitment

We are committed to the process of protecting and empowering marginalized groups, and to creating a fair and just society whereby all citizens are viewed and treated as equally important members of society.

Professionalism

We believe in discipline, competence, integrity, expertise, team spirit, and tactfulness. We believe that every one of us working at the Ministry must deliver value for money and optimize scarce resources for the benefit of the people of Sierra Leone.

Accountability

We embrace honesty and commitment to being an accountable, transparent, and result-oriented Ministry.

Respect

We believe everyone is entitled to their inalienable rights and that everyone should be accorded a dignified life. Consitent with this view, our work and interventions are guided by the principles of non-dsicrimination, which is why we will challenge any traditional norm or practice exclusionary and contravene spirit and letter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other guing principles.

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