Smart
Sierra Leone
Smart traveled because of financial difficulties. He experienced hardship along the way and lost colleagues. He was sold by a human trafficker and eventually escaped from prison to return home from Niger.
Smart attained his high school education at the Methodist Boys High School in Kissy, Freetown. He holds a diploma in Banking and Finance. He is currently the Secretary-General for Advocacy Network Against Irregular Migration.

Outside work, Smart likes sporting activities, acting, and singing. He is a pianist at his church. Smart is passionate about helping people in need and has a good sense of humor.

Returned migrants play a central role as Volunteers in the development, planning and implementation of the Migrants as Messengers campaign.

Through their stories, the learnings from their migratory experiences and their creativity, MaM Volunteers are the principal authors and actors of the campaign. From 2019-2022, a community of more than 300 volunteers across 7 countries will develop and grow. This community will also have access to diversified training and capacity-building opportunities and be invited to regular activities to support the development of an organic and sustainable community. Female engagement plays an important role within the MaM Volunteer community as they will take the lead in shaping women-to-women dialogue sessions and engaging female audiences more generally.

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