62.4% Male & 32.8% Female
Literacy rate. Total population (2015 estimate)
The second poorest country in the world
School leaders trained: 1,153 | Teachers trained: 887
Total Schools Impacted
*Cumulative impact as of March 31, 2019
EDIFY TEAM IN LIBERIA
Cyrus Yormie, Liberia Country Director
Cyrus joins Edify as a trained business planner with expertise in finance and administration with seven years’ experience. He is also a financier with a strong background in entrepreneurship, procurement, and logistics. He has experience in project proposal writing, monitoring and evaluation, project management, human resources, fundraising, and resource mobilization.
During the civil war, Cyrus developed skills in conflict prevention and mediation and is able to adopt strategies that promote sound, workable and sustained economic programs tailored toward job creation and lasting peace for areas affected by conflict or disaster.
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.
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
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.
Essa Sheriff, Christian Transformation and Training Officer
Essa Sheriff joined Edify in October 2018. His role as Education Specialist is to develop and oversee close partnerships with the school support mechanism with Edify partner schools.
Before joining Edify, Essa worked as a Teacher Trainer at the Liberia Teacher Training Program (LTTP/USAID) for 5 years. Prior to that, he served as an Education Specialist with Social Impact (SI/USAID) where he was part of a team that was evaluating curricula of colleges/universities.
Essa has master’s degree (MEd) in educational administration from the Cuttington University Graduate School. He is very passionate about having trained and qualified teachers in classrooms and schools.