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 -- [...]
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 WE-CARE Foundation in Monrovia, to raise school-readiness, parental involvement, and literacy in both children and [...]
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 founder and publisher is FOL's Jefferson (King) Krua.