Sunday 9 December saw the arrival of the Amistad in Freetown. During the welcoming ceremony Althea Norcott, President of the New haven, Conneticut reffirmed that cities commitment to the Sister City programm with Freetown. The programme is both about establishing cultural and sporting links between each city as well as sending medical and educational equipment for Freetown from New Haven. 

A group of volunteers accepted an invitation to be on the Freetown committe of the sister City Programme. It will meet early 2008.