Smiling World Foundation Returns to Sierra Leone

Chiswick dentist Raffaella Gabassi on the charity's efforts in that country

Boy in Sierra Leone get his first Jaguar
Boy in Sierra Leone get his first Jaguar


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After two years of devastation on an already impoverished country, Smiling World Foundation is back again in Sierra Leone.

It was expected that the post Ebola situation would have left the country in a much worse situation than before, but in our commitment to complete our task we still need a two flights journey both ways, to reach the capital Freetown. Unfortunately British Airways does still not deem Sierra Leone safe enough to resume direct flights from London.

It is our hope that this trip will bring much relief to those who have suffered exceptionally during this time, our focus is merely on the children but extends to adults, especially where the adult is the sole provider for a large family.

It has been a crazy time for the world in general and, with so much unrest there is no better time, to do something good to get the feel that we all can do a little, to improve the lives of at least some people.

This is the rainy season in Sierra Leone, so we expect difficulty, but hopefully together with the ambulances that we sent out during the time of Ebola, we will have some extra support when moving around.

If like us you feel you wish to make a small contribution please donate via the charity web site or , maybe you will wish to donate the equivalent of your morning coffee….. To remind us all …. £2 feeds a whole family for a week.

We also accept toys (small and not battery operated), little cars and small dolls goes down a treat, clothes (summer clothes of course) for babies and children.

If you chose to clear some of the toys outgrown by your precious little ones then please drop off at White Dental and Cosmetic Rooms, 128 Chiswick High Road W4 1PU.

On behalf of the children of Sierra Leone a heartfelt thank you.

Dr Raffaella Gabassi BDS

July 29, 2016