LIBERIA

THE NEED

63.8%

Population below poverty line (2007 est)

62.4% Male & 32.8% Female

Literacy rate. Total population (2015 estimate)

The education system & economy

in Liberia has been majorly affected by the recent civil wars (1989-1996), government mismanagement, and the recent Ebola breakout in 2014.

The second poorest country in the world

*Sources: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/li.html

THE IMPACT

Edify began operations in 2013.

We have impacted 39,813 students with a Christ-centered education. 

Training

School leaders trained: 308  |  Teachers trained: 277

Loans

166 loans disbursed to 124 schools  |  Total loan capital (USD): $726,888

126

Total Schools Impacted

*Cumulative impact of March 31, 2017

EDIFY TEAM IN LIBERIA

Nyanda Biaty Duworko, Christian Transformation Officer

Nyanda joined Edify in June 2014 and brings a wealth of experience in youth spiritual development and has worked with many students in basic schools all over Liberia.

Andrew Diggs, 
Technology Support Officer

Andrew Diggs joined Edify as a Technology Support Officer in June 2016. Previously, he worked as a training director at Quick Impact Computer Services and earlier for Eagle Graphic World and Emerald Investment.

Leo Mayson, Jr.Cornerstone
Leadership Academy
(CLA) Coordinator

Leo Mason, Jr. served with Edify as a consultant from September 2016 before he became Edify’s Cornerstone Leadership Academy Training Coordinator for Liberia in March 2017.