Leotech Sierra Leone is a social enterprise which was established in Sierra Leone on the 15th October 2020 and incorporated by Alfred Mbayoh and Alhassan Kuyateh on the 19th January 2021 in compliance with Companies Act. No. 5 of 2009(as amended). Alfred and Alhassan were both honours one mechanical engineering bachelor student at the Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone. The Leotech “Skills Against Poverty” initiative came as a need to equip engineering students and youths with cutting-edge marketable digital skills and fiend experience to enhance their competence, entrepreneurship drive and employability. The establishment of the Leotech came just after Alfred and Alhassan had both served as lead and co-lead of a team of eight students in the invention of Sierra Leone’s first locally-made mechanical ventilator at the onset of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since its incorporation and registration in 2021, Leotech has trained and certified 7-Cohorts of over 300 youths in various digital skills ranging from Computer Aided Design – CAD, Building Information Modelling – BIM, Computer Programming, Graphics Design, Web Design, Hands-on field work and more.