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Home schooling during Ebola, KEEP Liberia

During the Ebola crisis in Liberia, schools were closed. However, many children did not receive home schooling because their parents were unable to provide this. Reasons varied from parents having to spend the day selling at markets to generate income to parents being illiterate.   Mineke Foundation partnered with KEEP Liberia to provide weekly home schooling …

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Pilot digital skills training, Bishop Grimley

Mineke Foundation and Bishop Grimley High School ran a pilot to teach students basic computer and internet skills. Bishop Grimley does not have its own computer lab.  We worked directly with teachers at Bishop Grimley to design practical exercises and tests for the students. For example, we designed maths problems that the students need to solve by using the skills they acquired …

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Digital storytelling, UNFPA Liberia

The United Nations Population Fund Youth Empowerment Digital Storytelling project was launched together with Mineke Foundation in October 2016 in Gardnersville town hall in Montserrado County.  The goal of the project was to use these digital stories to raise awareness about the day-to-day social challenges, barriers, needs, and aspirations of young people in Liberia. At the same time, adolescents were trained in basic interview, communication and …

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