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.
FOL’s Barbara Kamara and HIPPY-International director Dr. Miriam Westheimer have arrived in Liberia to launch the Family Literacy Initiative (FLI). They join our implementing partners at We Care Foundation in Monrovia, Michael Weah and Yvonne Capehart, who round out the FOL-HIPPY-We Care partnership. Together, we are committed to improving literacy [...]
FOL has launched its most ambitious education project to address the literacy crisis in Liberia. Almost half of Liberians cannot read adequately and at least 40 percent are illiterate, according to recent UNICEF statistics. This had tragic consequences in the Ebola epidemic as communities tried to grapple with a deluge [...]
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. If you like to write, are computer savvy, enjoy creating social media communication, and are [...]