Christian Worship Center International House of Praise

 

Evangelist Bartholomew Umosaba is the Senior Pastor CWCI Freetown, he is an Evangelist with a difference, a dynamic and anointed preacher of the word of God filled with power and the Holy Spirit, with its monthly revival program "God @ Work" many where delivered from demonic oppression, depression, witch craft, raped and abused.To the glory of the Lord, CWCI Freetown was commissioned in 2007 from the Head office in the Gambia.


We are situated at the Eastern Part of Freetown, 50 Kissy  Bye Pass Road. Evangelist  Bartholomew  is married to Sis Rosaline and they blessed with daughter.

                  

             Freetown/Sierra Leone

Geography

Sierra Leone, on the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa, is half the size of Illinois. Guinea, in the north and east, and Liberia, in the south, are its neighbors. Mangrove swamps lie along the coast, with wooded hills and a plateau in the interior. The eastern region is mountainous.

Land area: 27,653 sq mi (71,621 sq km); total area: 27,699 sq mi (71,740 sq km)

Population (2007 est.): 6,144,562 (growth rate: 2.3%); birth rate: 45.4/1000; infant mortality rate: 158.3/1000; life expectancy: 40.6; density per sq mi: 222

Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Freetown, 1,051,000

Monetary unit: Leone

Languages: English (official), Mende (southern vernacular), Temne (northern vernacular), Krio (lingua franca)

Ethnicity/race: 20 native African tribes 90% (Temne 30%, Mende 30%, other 30%); Creole (Krio) 10%; refugees from Liberia's recent civil war, small numbers of Europeans, Lebanese, Pakistanis, and Indians

Religions: Islam 60%, indigenous 30%, Christian 10%Economic summary:GDP/PPP (2007 est.): $4.882 billion; per capita $1.549. Real growth rate: 6.8%. Inflation: 12% (2007 est.). Unemployment: n.a. Arable land: 8%. Agriculture: rice, coffee, cocoa, palm kernels, palm oil, peanuts; poultry, cattle, sheep, pigs; fish. Labor force: 1.369 million (1981 est.). Industries: diamond mining; small-scale manufacturing (beverages, textiles, cigarettes, footwear); petroleum refining, small commercial ship repair. Natural resources: diamonds, titanium ore, bauxite, iron ore, gold, chromite. Exports: $216 million f.o.b. (2006): diamonds, rutile, cocoa, coffee, fish. Imports: $560 million f.o.b. (2006): foodstuffs, machinery and equipment, fuels and lubricants, chemicals. Major trading partners: Belgium, Germany, U.S., UK, Côte d'Ivoire, China, Netherlands, South Africa, France (2004).

Civil War

During the civil unrest which the rebel forces to wage attacks, many of which included the torture, rape, and brutal maiming of thousands of civilians, including countless children; amputation by machete was the horrific signature of the rebels. The conflict was officially declared over in Jan. 2002. An estimated 50,000 people were killed in the decade-long civil war. The UN installed its largest peacekeeping force in the country (17,000 troops). President Kabbah was reelected with 70% of the vote in May 2002. In 2004, the disarmament of 70,000 soldiers was completed, and a UN-sponsored war crimes tribunal opened. For the past several years, the UN has listed Sierra Leone as the world's “least livable” country, based on its poverty and the poor quality of life endured by its citizens. Member of Commonwealth of Nations