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As Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola crisis, new innovations are helping poor villages

A year after Ebola devastated swaths of Sierra Leone, killing more than 10,000 people in the region, life in the West African nation is slowly returning to normal. Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of malnutrition in the world.

One answer may lie in an innovative program created by Pennsylvania State University’s Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (PSU-HESE) program and World Hope International to bring greenhouses to rural farming cooperatives in Sierra Leone, giving communities better food security and opportunities for nutrition.

Read more at http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865627454/As-Sierra-Leone-emerges-from-Ebola-crisis-new-innovations-are-helping-poor-villages.html.


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