Enclosed by Sierra Leone's only coastal mountains, Bureh Beach is home to the country's only surf club.

A surfer carries his board off the beach after surfing.
A surfer carries his board off the beach after surfing. (Reuters Archive)

Sierra Leone is not known for its surfing - but one small community-based project is trying to change that.

The Bureh Beach surf club was set up to boost the sport's popularity in the country, but it's also creating educational opportunities for young athletes.

TRT World's Caitlin McGee reports.