Family Literacy Initiative Launches in Monrovia

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 [...]

By | November 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Family Literacy Initiative, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Family Literacy Initiative Ramps Up

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 [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Family Literacy Initiative, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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. If you like to write, are computer savvy, enjoy creating social media communication, and are [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

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 office in Monrovia. Send your high-resolution photo submissions to Alfreda Stephens by May 22 to be [...]

By | May 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments