Friends of Liberia is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. Our members live throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Anyone who donates to support the organization and shares the following mission, vision and values is a member.
Friends of Liberia will be honored at the NPCA’s Peace Corps Connect Conference for its work to help combat the Ebola epidemic in 2014-15. Along with Friends of Sierra Leone and Friends of Guinea, FOL will be presented with NPCA's 2016 Loret Miller Ruppe Award for Outstanding Community Service by [...]
Do you work in the health field or know someone who does? Peace Corps' Global Health Service Partnership program expanded to Liberia this year and they are looking to fill assignments departing next summer. This is an opportunity for physicians and nurses to serve in teaching hospitals where they can [...]
It was about this time of the year 30 years ago that Liberia’s Peace Corps volunteers started a little social group called Friends of Liberia. The idea was to get together once in a while in Washington, share news of Liberia in an infrequent newsletter and, of course, stories from [...]
At the request of our wonderful Family Literacy Initiative (FLI) partner, Dr. Miriam Westheimer, Director of HIPPY International, HIPPY USA conducted a supplies drive during their recent national conference. HIPPY staff and families from all over the US brought small ziploc bags filled with basic supplies for the program -- [...]