Summer 2017 Newsletter

Dear FOL Members and Supporters, Hello from your new FOL president! You may know that after fourteen years of outstanding leadership as FOL president, Stephanie Vickers stepped down at the end of 2016. We have [...]

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 [...]

Global Health Service Partnership expands to Liberia!

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 [...]

Happy Anniversary! FOL Celebrates 30 Years.

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 [...]

FLI Receives Learning Materials from HIPPY USA

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 [...]

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 [...]