Global Sites: Liberia

2,171 classrooms still await materials and teacher training as of late 2016. Their volunteer staff needs our support to inspire more young change agents.

October 7, 2019

Monrovia, Liberia - As uncertainty and rumors of war loom across the country as a result of political opposition’s call for protest, to petition their government for growing economic crisis in the county, a lot of people including children, fear that the protest might slide the country into an unrest, thereby destroying the fragile peace that they have all enjoyed after many years of bloody war. 

December 30, 2018 Uplift Society.

Many traditions celebrate women who set examples of care for others and devotion to improving the human condition. Girls United Clubs in Zambia and Liberia discussed their progress this month in encouraging peers to upholding such a standard and encouraging their peers to stay in school and learn the many ways in which they can give back to society. 

Meanwhile, it takes two genders to honor the role of wom...

December 30, 2018 Bring Smiles to Communities

Wubu wants to be a journalist, so she founded the Club of Change Agents at her school. She says it makes her happy the more smiles she sees, so the club determines positive changes they can bring throughout their community. So many have joined that the club has already outgrown its space. 

Truth-seeking and correcting an injustice in her neighborhood led to Wubu's passion for journalism, and yet...

December 24, 2018 Improve Water Access

Picture yourself running to school. You so want to learn, but you can't make it to the campus on time because your family obligations require that you fetch clean drinking water in the morning. The task is easier said than done.

Many rural Liberian children come late to school due to the length of their journey to find clean water. The Shaloka School students responded by looking at ways to advance edu...

December 24, 2018 Strengthen Community Resiliency

Young Satta Musa convinced her peers that respect for humanity means not only staying in school but also taking responsibility to reduce violence, armed robbery, corruption, child labor, and teen pregnancy. Her school supports her with projects that encourage students to go into the classrooms of younger children, as role models of what it means to safeguard a basic respect for humanity....

December 24, 2018 Prevent Infectious Disease

Looking ahead can prevent illness and prolong life. Faith Academy developed a project with the city's waste management department as a result of its new awareness of the relationship between farsightedness, waste removal, sanitation and disease prevention.

The emphasis began when one scholarship student, Saldayah Blamah, started a health club at the school, inspired after the lessons taught by v...

December 24, 2018 Advance Sustainable Agriculture

Korto High student and Madame Dorbor scholarship recipient* Laura Sackie (above) developed a school project with an emphasis on food production."

Agriculture is the bedrock of society," she said. "A country that will not invest in agriculture is heading for collapse." In the effort to lead students in "producing something that would sustain humanity," she started a potato-growing initiative.


December 8, 2018

How does climate change contribute to food insecurity? What innovations increase the nutritional content of the soil while sequestering carbon? How can we show gratitude for those who work to bring nutritious food from the farm to the families? How much time are we willing to give to the well being of the human family?

These questions inspired advocacy and action during an intense week at the 2018 Climate Change Agents Camp. Ea...

June 21, 2018

Judge Galarwolo received the appreciation of Faith Academy’s 4th Grade class, through student representative Massonia, for increasing the abundance of justice in Liberia.

African FCL trainer Christopher Swen wrote to tell about his visit to a school where teachers had received the Full-Circle Learning (FCL) strategies just one year ago and had embraced it full-tilt, with ten field trips per year to implement their learning unit...

April 24, 2018

Communities around the world have learned to value not only “education for all” but “education for altruism.” They see how destinies change when the purpose of education shifts from personal to global concerns.

For example, the Humanitarian Class at the Joseph Town High School considered ways to improve the quality of life by reducing the high rate of illiteracy in their region. They will enhance their own literacy as they te...

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