Fighting for Education in Liberia

“I believe education is the only way anyone can contribute to the development of any country. A lot of people in Liberia don’t trust young people when it comes to their involvement with advocacy. When these businesses supported us, they gave us approval.”

Moses Browne (GYA – Monrovia, Liberia)Located in West Africa along the Atlantic Ocean, Liberia has faced more than its fair share of issues. Decades of corruption, economic mismanagement, and civil conflict has had a devastating effect on the country. Add to that the Ebola outbreak which killed thousands and shut down schools for months on end, it is no wonder that over one million Liberian children are out of school. (more…)