Friends of Liberia, an organization started by former Peace Corps volunteers who served in Liberia, has proudly received the Loret Miller Ruppe Award for outstanding community service.
The We-Care Foundation, a local educational support group has ended the first pilot of its Family Literacy Initiative. The thirty-week home literacy program trained parents to provide home education for their young children.
In the small community of Barclay Farm on the outskirts of Firestone, a new maternity clinic has been declared open. The Lisnow Maternity Clinic formally opened for operations on April 30th during a festive ceremony attended by community members, most of whom are retirees of the Firestone Rubber Company.
Friends of Liberia has partnered with HIPPY International and the Monrovia-based We-Care Foundation to launch a family literacy initiative in Liberia.