Saa Maurice Sindondoeh Jumu , was born in Kambaya village, Kono District, Eastern Sierra Leone. He attended Jaiama Secondary School in Jaiama Town, Kono District and Christ The King College (CKC) in Bo, Bo District. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics [Fourah Bay College (FBC), University of Sierra Leone] and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM) in Freetown. Saa is a tax professional. He worked for the National Revenue Authority (NRA) and for the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development in Sierra Leone, and retired as Deputy Financial Secretary in July 2016. His children's novel, The Anthill and the Nest, and Sagayo are also published in SLWS (2017). Saa is married with four children.