Sorie Sankoh

Sorie is the founder for SaloneBuy.com a free listing website and a mobile app that allows businesses to post their product online and advertise for free. Sorie is also the founder for CARDO Sierra Leone, an NGO. He is passionate about helping children from rural communities. Growing up in a poor family himself. Sorie later perfected his computer skills and enrolled for a degree in Information Technology at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) University of Sierra Leone.
At 18, he was able to apply these skills repairing computers to help earn money for his NGO. His skills include, intermediate level in web-app development (PHP – Laravel, and JavaScript – Vue.Js), and have developed a few personal projects. Also, he is involved in tech advocacy. 
“He is a firm believer in local solutions that can cause global impact, and that technology, and youth-power has a lot to play in the development of the new face of Africa. He loves travelling and exploring new places as this helps his creative process.”

In December, 2018. Sorie launched SaloneBuy.com, Sorie distinguish himself in the I.T. field as a next generation entrepreneur. He would like to continue his entrepreneurial spirit to benefit pan-Africa at large and would like to continue to provide structured and innovative solutions to benefit all of Africa. He moves forward with an emphasis on social and economic benefits with the ultimate goal of propelling economic prosperity and social progress together as one platform. “I feel “technology for the public good” is imperative to a civil society and will help guide competitiveness and free market principles in Africa as well as providing for a stable, productive, and democratic future.” Sorie Affirmed in an interviewed.
Sankoh spent most of his time advocating for rural children with adverse poverty in support of education in Sierra Leone dedicating his time to help others in need, especially children in any way he could. Since he is from a small remote village in the Northern part of Sierra Leone, he needed to walk about 14 miles to attending to school.
His tireless determination, passion and commitment for education helped him to reach this milestone. 
The fulfillment that came with helping children in a developing country like Sierra Leone inspired him to advocate for vulnerable orphans and out of school children, devoting his time to provide other children the opportunity to receive quality education.

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