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Open Society Foundations funding propels FLI into second year.

The Family Literacy Initiative began its second year with significant funding from Open Society Foundations. FLI program coordinator Gbima Bahtokpah presents her thorough and insightful quarterly report here, complete with photos to show the program [...]

Please Partner with Us to Improve Literacy in Liberia!

Christmas 2015 is over, but the opportunity to make a lasting difference this tax year remains. Your donation to Friends of Liberia (FOL) will help fund , a partnership between FOL and HIPPY-International plus the [...]

First Family Literacy Initiative Training a Success!

The initial training of program coordinators and home visitors has been completed successfully, and the Family Literacy Initiative (FLI) is off to a wonderful start!  Read about it in this issue of Bush Chicken, whose [...]

Looking For Communications Volunteers

The Communications Committee is placing an urgent call on its website and on social media for PCVs, RPCVs and those who have lived and worked in Liberia and are interested in serving as a volunteer. [...]

Join the Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is placing an urgent call on its website and on social media for PCVs, RPCVs and those who have lived and worked in Liberia and are interested in serving as a volunteer. [...]

Photo Contest For Peace Corps Liberia Office

Want to show incoming Peace Corps volunteers what Liberia looked like when you served? Kevin Fleming, Country Director for Peace Corps Liberia, is asking all FOL members to submit photos to help decorate the new Peace Corps Liberia [...]

After 24 Years, Liberian News Service Ends

Farewell & Thanks "Daily Talk" News Board in Monrovia Photo courtesy of Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA Below is FOL's announcement of the last issue of the FRIENDS OF LIBERIA NEWS DISPATCH. As head of the Indiana University Liberian [...]

First Pair of Post-Ebola Grants Awarded

On behalf of the Post Ebola Committee, I am pleased to inform our members that we have approved of funding two projects thus far. Winifred J Harley College of Health Sciences, United Methodist University, Ganta [...]

FOL Reaches $100k Goal!

Kem Opperman-Torres (‏@SraTorres)'s November 7 tweet shows the progress of St. Martins's fund-raising. "So proud of @STMMiddle for raising $1,273.00 for @FOLiberia for #STMDay! Service is central in The Middle. " https://twitter.com/SraTorres/status/530845086167617536   [...]

We Did It!

View image | gettyimages.com Last year, Friends of Liberia was able to raise $100,000 for mainly Liberian organizations helping their communities through the Ebola crisis. Thank you to all who were able to help through [...]