Kroo Bay is an informal housing settlement located on the coastline in central Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. It has an estimated population of 5,500 people. Residents of Kroo Bay lack adequate access to sanitation and health services. Health care workers in Kroo Bay report a high incidence of child malnutrition, which is caused by poverty and accentuated by rising global food prices.
- 'In Pictures: Sierra Leone slum', images of Kroo Bay published by the BBC.
- The Kroo Bay Project, an interactive site documenting the work of Save the Children in Kroo Bay.