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Liberian Foundation for Empowerment & Sustainable Development (LFESD) needs funds to construct school building in Liberia

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Liberian Foundation for Empowerment & Sustainable Development (LFESD)

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We need training and capacity building of teachers and staff to upgrade their skills and capacity in modern day teaching and to meet the curriculum demand. We also need other school necessities,school books, notes books, school bags, foot wear and clothes, ink pens,pencils,sharpeners, teachers research books/materials and other teaching and learning materials etc. We will also welcome experience international volunteers as well to beep up our program.

Liberian Foundation for Empowerment&Sustainable Development (LFESD) is requesting for funding to construct a modern school complex that will accommodate the vulnerable,poor,abandoned,under privileged and other disadvantaged children who are the victims of civil war and who are lingering the streets of Monrovia because they cannot afford to enter school.The construction of the school will help to develop their skill,potential and value so that the children/ youth will not return to violence,but that they will become better future leaders.

Liberian Foundation for Empowerment&Sustainable Development (LFESD) needs funding to construct school building (kindergarten to junior high level) for the vulnerable,poor,abandoned,under privileged and other disadvantaged children in Monrovia Liberia who are lingering the streets of Monrovia without hope of entering school.

Liberian Foundation for Empowerment&Sustainable Development (LFESD) requests for funding to construct a modern school complex that will accommodate the poor, vulnerable, abandoned,under privileged and other disadvantaged children in Monrovia, Liberia who are the victims of civil war and lingering the streets without hope of entering school. We need finances like seed money,grant books,computers, stationery etc.

Funding detail
Amount needed: $ 225,000.00
Currency: USD
Date funding is needed: 15/01/2009

Freight detail
Goods need to be picked up from: Port
Dates needed from: 15/01/2009
Labour needed: Dismantling, Packaging
Country/Territory of origin: Liberia
Needed until: 31/12/2010
Warehousing needed: General
Destination countries/territories: Liberia
Destination city(ies): Monrovia
Goods need to be delivered to: Warehouse
City(ies) of origin: Monrovia
Mode(s): Air, Sea, Road

Goods detail
Cost: These goods need to be free
Further location details: Monrovia, Liberia
Further comments: Liberian Foundation for Empowerment&Sustainable Development (LFESD) is an agricultural based not-for-profit non-governmental organization that endeavors to promote socio-economic empowerment of women,men,youth and children as well as other disadvantaged people through education,agriculture and vocational skills training so that they can move away from poverty, hunger, dependency syndrome,illiteracy and ignorance to become self reliance, independent and livelihoods sustainability and lead their own path to development in a sustainable manner. LFESD has been working with the Liberian refugees in Ghana since 2000 and now moving back to Liberia to contribute to the rebuilding of the war ravaged country. Hence, we are seeking funding,donation of equipment/materials to enhance our projects, activities and operation in Liberia. We will also welcome experience international volunteers to beep up our program.
Whi;st in Ghana, we were able to under take three major projects in education and agriculture respectively. The success of these projects were the supplied of vegetables food and chicken products on the Liberian refugee and Ghanaian markets, as well as well as assistance 288 under privileged and disadvantaged refugee children to go to school at the cost of the organization.
Condition: Goods may be used
Quantity: The need will continue
These goods need to be: No preference
Dates needed from: 15/01/2009
Goods needed until: 31/12/2009

Human resources detail
Payment: This is a paid position
People In Aid: We belong to ‘People In Aid’, Global Hand’s recommended Code of Good Practice for human resources. Find out more at http://www.peopleinaid.org.
Details of payment: Our organization needs funding for construction of school building,agriculture&equipment, shelter for teachers and 24 teachers,6 non- teachers payment.
Further indicators: No criminal record, Current medical statement, Classification re security level, Discomfort level tolerated (mild/extreme), Cross cultural experience, Volunteer experience
Category(ies): Accounting, Agriculture, All, Building skills, Education, Information Technology, Job creation, Logistics, Office work, Physical work – heavy, Physical work – light, Sports, Water and sanitation
Dates needed from: 15/01/2009
Needed until: 31/12/2010


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Project funding; Provision of services / personnel; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Liberia

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