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Messages from the Liberian Executive Mansion

On Thursday, The Liberian executive branch released two documents of general interest to Friends of Liberia: Government of Liberia Launches National Action Plan against the Ebola Viral Disease Ellen Sirleaf Special State [...]

Ebola Support Donation

Dear Members, We want our members to know that Friends of Liberia will donate $10,000 to Doctors without Borders for the specific use to help the areas and people affected by Ebola in Liberia and [...]

Help Wanted: Volunteer and Paid Opportunities to Serve Liberia

FHI 360 Scope of Work Liberia Transcript Review (PDF) Period of Performance: January 13, 2013 – January 22, 2014 Background: A 6.5-year, $16 million effort, STRIVE (Supporting Transformation by Reducing Insecurity and Vulnerability with Economic [...]

I say good-bye

Our time is growing short (a couple more days) here, but we are still busy visiting different organizations with our pitch about early childhood educator trainings and meeting some interesting folks and hearing different stories [...]

Peter Levitov makes it to Harper

Having taught in Harper, Cape Palmas, from 1969-71, I was determined to get back “home” as part of the FOL service trip to Liberia. Prior to leaving the U.S., I had made numerous contacts to [...]

Liberian teachers get a lesson in running an NGO

Early childhood grade teachers and their principals, whom FOL has trained in developmentally appropriate teaching methodology since 1999, have formed a non-governmental organization (NGO) to train other teachers in what they have learned. They have [...]

Bosh Bosh

While at Kakata, we were visited by Peace Corps Volunteer Charlene Espinoza, the entrepreneur who has turned her Salala school's girls' club into a thriving business selling beautifully designed and sewn bags, headbands, kindle covers [...]

Reflections from Robyn Peterson

Liberia feels so familiar. It smells like flowers and moisture and things molding. The air is steamy and sometimes breezy when the clouds arrive. There is sprinkling rain, which we ignore, and pouring, pounding rain, [...]