Contacts

Winnipeg, Manitoba.

info@salnam.ca

+1 204 417 5843

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The Sierra Leone Nationals Association of Manitoba (SALNAM) is a nonprofit. nonpolitical organization dedicated to promoting the cultural heritage of Sierra Leoneans living in Manitoba. and assisting its members to integrate into Canadian society.  

SALNAM achieves this goal through the delivery of community-based support services including complementary services to its members. At present our community has an estimated population of between 700 and 800 people.  

Consisting of community members who immigrated to this land during the decade long war in the homeland and young people under the age of 30. Our population, like many others, is still growing.  

Many households are headed by single parents mostly women with little formal educational background and training.  

SALNAM’s goals and mandates is to facilitate the integration and upward social and economic mobility of its members in the mainstream of Canadian society. 

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Our Mission

Our Mission

Dedicated to the development of a strong and identifiable Sierra Leonean community and to facilitate a successful integration of its members into the mainstream of Canadian society, through hard work which also helps our community promote and maintain its rich cultural values in a multicultural society.
Philosophy

Philosophy

A community that is strong, viable, caring, and united with the expressed goal of maximizing its social, educational, economic, and cultural wellbeing in the context of Canadian society.
Our Story

Our Story

The Association is an independent, non-profit and non-partisan organization that is not affiliated with any political party or religion.