Women’s Club

Approximately 90% of the participants in our vocational and entrepreneurship training courses are women. Most of them start a business after graduation but, similar to many other women in Liberia, they find themselves facing challenges. In addition to the lack of funding for their business, these challenges include sexual and gender-based violence, parenting problems, health, and how to be …

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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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Soap trainees at Mineke Foundation

Vocational training for girls, BRAC Liberia

We work as implementing partner for other NGOs to provide vocational training across Liberia. This allows us to train more people and help build economic self-reliance. In 2017, we worked with BRAC Liberia to provide vocational training for teenage girls in 4 counties.   BRAC Liberia is an international NGO dedicated to fighting poverty and focusing on …

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