ABOUT US

Photograph by Geoff Ward Film & Photography

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Catch the Dream is a Community Interest Company working to achieve a world in which everyone is supporting themselves in sustainable communities.

We were established in May 2017 to support the recovery of Lungi Village in Sierra Leone. The village was devastated by the Ebola crisis of 2014-2016, facing multiple quarantines and the loss of their farming livelihoods.

We believe that by working in partnership with communities like Lungi Village we can help them to overcome dependency on aid and create thriving communities that are fully self-sufficient and can develop in line with their skills and ambitions.

We currently operate in the Boama Chiefdom in Bo District, Sierra Leone but hope to partner with communities across West Africa in the future.

 

Our Vision

A world in which everyone is

supporting themselves in sustainable

communities. 

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Our Mission

To work in partnership with rural communities in West Africa to develop sustainable agricultural practices that will enable them to be self-sufficient. We also help people to identify and develop their own individual skills, empowering them to pursue and establish other livelihoods.

Our Values

  • We are transparent.
    We are honest in everything we do, and realistic about what we can achieve.
     

  • We work collaboratively.
    We don't have all the answers, we partner compassionately with and learn from the communities we support.
     

  • We celebrate diversity.
    We embrace our differences, and actively seek to empower marginalised groups in the communities we serve.
     

  • We act sustainably.
    We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and work to ensure that developments last beyond our involvement.

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