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Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund 

Empowering the Girl Child in Sierra Leone


Peagie Foday Née Woobay


Born in Kenema, Eastern Sierra Leone. An energetic lady who carries her country everywhere she goes. Peagie is a linguist and a positive thinker who believes in education especially for women. She is a product of Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone later pursuing a post graduate in Public Administration in Paris, France. Peagie´s passion for the girl child is overwhelming and her dream to help teenage mothers go back to school in her homeland is “contagious” thereby giving them a better future. She currently lives in Sweden, working at the Embassy of Malaysia in Stockholm, married with two children. Through the Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund, Peagie channels her energy and honesty to bring a future for teenage mums who have been marginalized in society.

Khadie Mansaray

An accountant, writer and journalist. She has written several articles on gender issues and is a regular contributor to GoWoman magazine and PoliticSL newspaper. She is also the Children and Gender Editor, UK producer and host of Voices from the Diaspora Radio Network. She joined The Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund sharing Peagie's dream of educating the girl child in Sierra Leone and is the Project Manager for the Books Not Babies initiative. She lives in London, UK

Charles Hubbard

Born in Sierra Leone, attended Christ the King College in Bo, then FBC where he graduated with  BSc degree. He then proceeded to Germany to get work experience and then to London a few years later where he completed a Master's degree program. He has worked in various capacities within Verizon Communications, he now works at the Verizon Innovation Centre in San Francisco. Charles is committed to the Peagie dream and continues to play significant roles for the cause.

Emmanuel Foday

Financial Adviser

Origin of Bo, Kakua and a COBA product who played professional football for his country, Mr Foday indefatigably supports the noble cause of the foundation and gives financial advices. He ensures that the Funds’ finances are well accounted for and used appropriately.

Souna Daramy

Project coordinator

Souna was born in Freetown, raised in London and currently residing in Stockholm. She is a graduate of Coventry University and currently works for the major sport company Nike, where she is able to combine her love of sports and retail.
She came across the Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund through her friendship with the co founder. She too shares the vision of empowering the girl child in Sierra Leone and is putting all her skills and talents to use in order to enrich the lives of these girls and their families.

Alain Coloma, Trustee, Sweden

ASwede v iking, whose passion for Sierra Leone has taken him to the far fond of the Eastern province in a little town called Joijuima, in Kailahun District. His love for the country found him a bride from this gorgeuos Salone village. He has transcended this love to the girl child and has vowed that if Peagie can educate more girls why not him by joining the Peagie Woobay Scholarship Fund. He was especially drawn to the works of the foundation through the teenage mums who he thinks might have been his daughter have they had the same opportunity. He shares Peagie´s dream of educating more girls in Sierra Leone.