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.
Our vision is that Friends of Liberia be an effective organization for helping Liberia in its quest to be a peaceful and just country in which every Liberian has opportunities for quality education and employment, and access to adequate health care.
FOL is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that seeks to positively affect Liberia and Liberians through education, social, economic and humanitarian programs and through advocacy efforts.
We are committed to timely and reliable service based on mutual respect. We engage in programs and activities that respond to needs identified by Liberians and that help them shape solutions to their needs.
We value collaboration and seek partnerships with like-minded organizations and individuals. We build strong working relationships and coalitions to help ensure self-reliance and sustainability as ultimate goals of our work.
Accountability and Transparency:
We follow the highest ethical standards, and demonstrate honesty and fairness in every action that we take. Measurable outcomes and sound financial management are important elements of our accountability. We expect the same from our partners and those we serve.
We are responsible to our members, board, donors and the communities and country we serve for ensuring that our programs and activities meet the highest standards of professional and personal integrity.
We are able to accomplish our mission through the generosity of our members and others. We respect donors’ intentions on the use of their gifts, and are responsible stewards of the resources they entrust to us.