Esther Moses, Sierra Leonian is a Community Development worker with over 3 years experience in the not-for-profit sector in Sierra Leone. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science with a major in Biology from Njala University of Sierra Leone.
She currently works as a Youth Health Training Officer. She is responsible for creating awareness on risky sexual behaviors especially to guide against teenage pregnancy, building their decision-making capacity and ensuring lifestyle changes of adolescents age 10-19 years. She previously served as a Protection Officer during the Ebola scourge, managing and responding to protection alert cases such as Gender Base Violence, Ebola affected Victims/Survivors, and vulnerable people with disabilities.
Esther is passionate about advancing the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents. Evident in her drive for bringing about social change and community development in combination with an adept mentoring ability that has culminated in an extensive behavioural change in over 500 adolescent boys and girls in her community.
She intends to continue with her passion, working with adolescents within and outside her communities; building their capacity to make well-informed sexual and reproductive health decisions and the essentials of livelihood skills. She also hopes to create opportunities for teenage mothers and fathers adversely affected by unwanted pregnancy. Esther is a good role model.