Concerned Women Initiative is a lesbian community-based organization from Sierra Leone. They strive towards full participation of lesbian women, bisexual women, and trans* women.
In Freetown, Sierra Leone, there is a great need for a shelter facility for LBT women. This is so because families of LGBTI people reject them and kick them out of their homes.
Together with Trans Alliance Sierra Leone, Concerned Women Initiative opens a shelter for LBT people. Our funds enable the organizations to rent a safe space, purchase essential equipment, and train beneficiaries on human rights laws and other topics. Also, they offer psychosocial counseling in the shelter.