Luisa dreamt of traveling to Africa since she was 7 years old. During her final years in high school she left for her first volunteering experience at a wildlife conservation farm in Namibia. After her graduation she went back to Namibia, volunteered at another animal rehabilitation farm in South Africa and then backpacked through Australia and New Zealand. After returning to her home country Germany she signed up at University for Translation Studies, but after a trip to Uganda she decided to make her fascination for Africa her main-occupation and studied Cultures and Societies of Africa at the University of Bayreuth. Meanwhile she volunteered in Ghana and with a growing interest for West Africa – and in particular for Sierra Leone – she found out about We Yone Child Foundation (WYCF). She came to Sierra Leone for the first time in 2018 and enjoyed her experience with WYCF so much that she returned for a 6-month internship the same year. In 2021 she is going to graduate from University, holding a Bachelor in Anthropology. If she’s not busy studying or working in part time jobs she loves discovering the outdoors by foot or by bicycle, experimenting in the kitchen and making further travel plans. Apart from German and English she has a basic knowledge of Swahili, French and Polish.