For CapaCare, 2019 was the most challenging year since the organizations inception. Sierra Leone can be such a pleasant place to work and at other times equally harsh. We have experienced both parts of the spectrum. On the 23rd of May its was 6 months to day that our beloved Program Coordinator, Wouter Nolet passed away at the hospital in Leiden after contracting Lassa fever. This tragedy reminded us all of how vulnerable we are as individuals and as an organization. At the same time it brought us closer together and made some of us even more committed to continue our work and carry on Wouter´s legacy. Support has been extended to us from all corners off the globe and it has provided comfort in these difficult times. We are in the process of completing our Annual activity report for 2019 and its a good time to reflect on what we have achieved and the sacrifices made.
Jessica Mun and students of Leigh University made this video that features interviews with a number of our STP-students, graduates and the late Wouter. We miss him dearly, but find comfort in knowing of the lives he saved and the people that benefitted from his work.