Amb. Zhang (2nd from left), with Dr. Nelson and the Embassy staff, said CI will soon introduce lower level lessons of the Chinese language

Chinese Language and Culture for Primary, Secondary Students

The Confusion Institute (CI) at the University of Liberia (UL) has said it will introduce Chinese language lessons and culture to primary and secondary school students in Liberia soon.

CI co-Director Dr. Huang Baiqing made the disclosure recently when Chinese Ambassador Zhang Yue visited the institute at the UL campus.

Rev. Williams attend a training session in South Sudan where the trainees were excited for the program

Alfalit Goes to South Sudan

A major education decision taken at Alfalit International’s headquarters in Miami, Florida, United States, has resulted in the announcement that it will expand the adult literacy program to South Sudan, Africa’s newest independent state.

The entity’s training coordinator in Liberia, Reverend Jerome Williams, said Liberia was selected to spearhead the Sudanese project “because she (Liberia) performed very well.”

Some of the students that are expected to benefit from the program listening to the lecture

GYCCN Targets 300 ‘Street Selling’ Children for Scholarship

Some parents, who find it difficult to send their children to school due to the high cost of tuition, now stand the chance to smile as the Global Youth and Children for Christ Network (GYCCN) launches its scholarship fund drive to pay the tuition of ‘street selling’ children as well as children whose parents or guardians died from the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) in 2014.

Governor Brown seeks educational and economic support for his chiefdom

Dey Governor Begins 2 Projects to Uplift Deygbo & Gbaweah

Dey Governor Joseph J. Brown has initiated the Cassava Integrated for Food Security and Poverty Alleviation (CIFSPAP) and the Education for A Better Tomorrow (EBT) projects. They aim to improve the educational and economic lives of Dey citizens in rural Montserrado County.

In the two project proposals submitted to King J.O.S.E.P.H House of Farm and Food Cooperatives in Pennsylvania, United States, Governor Brown said the cassava project will help the chiefdom achieve food security, which will result in the reduction of poverty in Deybo & Gbaweah Chiefdom.

Mrs. Blama and the girls that are undergoing the TA Training

CAP Trains 60 Girls for Classroom Tasks

The Children Assistance Program (CAP) in partnership with the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, with funding from the World Bank, has begun a pilot program training 60 girls in Early Childhood Development (ECD).

The trainees are expected to serve as Teacher Assistants (TA) and caregivers in schools that will, it is hoped, accept their services upon the completion of the training. The girls are also trained in business skills while serving in the classrooms and in the process of seeking employment.


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