- Religion: polygamy is a highly practiced religion within this country, involving 37% of the women.
- Food: rice is a staple food, along with fruits, vegetables, mangoes oranges, fried plantains, etc. Poyo is also a popular/common drink (wine).
- Sports: soccer is the most popular sport in Sierra Leone. Cricket, basketball, and yoga have become big as well.
Strengths and Weaknesses of Sierra Leone
-Population of 8,500
-Substantial mining (iron)
-Production of coffee, rice, and cocoa
-Democracy -Extreme poverty
-International financial support
-Vulnerability to weaker conditions
-Heavily dependent on commodity prices
-Corruption/inadequate property rights
-Deficient health & education systems
-Weak financial sectors