Action for Community and Human Development, Inc
The Action for Community and Human Development (ACOHD) is an NGO established in December 2000 to promote sustainable community development through popular community participation. ACOHD works with rural and urban poor communities, by empowering their community based structures (such as CBOs, cooperatives, local leadership etc.), to actively involve in the life of their respective communities and thereby take hold of their own destinies. ACOHD seeks to improve the socio-economic and cultural life of people thus realizing their own values. ACOHD has sub-offices in Kanweakwna / River Gee County, Harper / Maryland County and Barclayville / Grand Kru County.
Contact: Numene T.H. Bartekwa
Caesar Architect Building 2nd Floor
Carey and Johnson Streets
Phone: +231 (0) 6 516 719 / +231 (0) 6 586 823
Action for Genuine Democratic Alternatives
Actions for Genuine Democratic Alternatives (AGENDA) creates a platform for presenting citizens, businesses, and institutions views in such a way that informs, influences and guides public policy, through the use of modern techniques and technology to conduct research, inform people and advocate for change. This is important because, without information, people lack the empowerment to contribute meaningfully to national development. AGENDA, established in 2008, is an NGO grass-roots organization targeting women and youth. Main sectors of intervention are the fight against corruption, the active participation in civil society forums and the work with media.
Contact: Mr. G. Jasper Cummeh III
Top Floor West, Fofana Building
Phone: +231 (0) 6 557 728
Association of Evangelicals of Liberia
Established in 1968, the Association of Evangelicals of Liberia (AEL) is committed to the advancement of the gospel by demonstrating Gods love through the promotion of peaceful coexistence at church, community and national levels. AEL is engaged in a holistic development approach and advocates for equal rights in society. AEL targets the Christian community and the Liberian community at large. Main areas of intervention are Water and Sanitation, Food Security, Mission, Education and Public Health. AEL supplies farming tools, water infrastructure and seeds to farmers in rural areas of Liberia.
Contact: Mrs. Victoria Wollie
ELWA Compound, Schefflin Highway, P.O.Box 2656
Phone: +231 (0)6 557 021 / +231 (0)6 516 699
Calvary Empowerment Team
The Calvary Empowerment Team (CET) Inc. was established in January 2007 as a Not-for-Profit, Youth Serving Organization. Since its inception, CET has worked on projects and activities to enhance the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Government of Liberia Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS). Through projects that aim at providing services to local communities, CET is mainly active in Montserrado and Margibi County.
Contact: 18th Street, Sinkor
Phone: +231 (0) 88 06 89 164
Children Assistance Program
The Children Assistance Program (CAP), established in 1991, provides assistance in various forms of social services to all categories of disadvantaged, abandoned and unaccompanied, war-affected, socially and economically deprived children in Liberia. Main areas of intervention include: Tracing of families and family reunions, psychosocial intervention for traumatized children, rehabilitation and reunification of former soldiers, apprenticeship in vocational and basic literacy training, the development of community service-centers and the facilitation of life skills for teenage mothers and war affected youths. CAP is active in Montserrado, Grand Bassa, Bomi, Maryland, Grand Gedeh and Lofa.
Contact: Mrs. Deroe A. Weeks
McCrity Compound, Joe Bar, Old Road
Phone: +231 (0) 6 517 134
Christian Health Association of Liberia
The Christian Health Association of Liberia (CHAL) was founded in 1975 by Christian churches involved in health ministries realizing that health activities could be done more efficiently if done in collaboration with other Christian groups involved in health care. CHAL provides medical health services to Liberians, particularly women and children. It specifically targets young girls with cases of VVF, HIV/AIDS, STDs, and teenage pregnancy. It provides reconciliation, trauma healing and counseling services and collaborates with other organizations working in peace building and conflict management. CHAL provides a forum and network through which members exchange ideas, resources and information.
Contact: Mr. James S. Goaneh
21st Street, Coleman Avenue, Fiamah, Sinkor
Phone: +231 (0) 6 573 221
Christian Missionary Foundation
Established in 1998, the church-based Christian Missionary Foundation (CMF) focuses on community development (infrastructure), education (support of educational systems) and training.
Contact: Augustine Dorbor
P.O.Box. 4373, A.B. Tolbert Road
Phone: +231 (0) 77 013 614
Church Related Educational Development Organization
Founded in 1988 the Church Related Educational Development Organization (CREDO) promotes sustainable educational development for Liberia through relevant basic services and advocacy. By building capacities in teachers education, basic financial management and computer skills, the organization supports educational institutions, students and parents.
Contact: Mr. Philip S.K. Suakweli
2nd Floor Gibson Building, Old Road / P.O.Box 10-2202
Phone: +231 (0) 6 636 087
Community and Human Development Agency
The Community and Human Development Agency (COHDA), established in 1992, is a comprehensive community development organization that is non-religious and non-sect. COHDA supports communities in using their potentials for development. The main areas of intervention are education / skills training, water and sanitation, agriculture and awareness-raising about HIV-AIDS. COHDA mainly works with children, women and their families and communities in Lofa and Grand Gedeh.
Contact: Mr. Abdallah S.V. Jaleiba
Airfield Shortcut, Sinkor
Phone: +231 (0) 6 512 144 / +231 (0) 6 513 179
Community Services and Development Organization, Inc.
The Community Services and Development Organization Inc. (COSADO), established in 2004, is a local NGO in Lofa County, contributing to the development needs of Liberian communities. Fostering the reintegration of adolescents in Liberia, COSADO – in collaboration with UNHCR – worked in four districts of the Lofa. Through recreational and sports activities with other adolescents in the community COSADO sensitized the communities on peace and reconciliation, SGBV, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS.
Contact: Mr. Jefferson Nyondibo
Opp. Police Station, Kolahun District
Lofa County, Liberia
Phone: +231 (0) 6 581 363
Concerned Christian Community
Established in 1990 the Concerned Christian Community (CCC) is a church-based NGO working towards community strengthening.
Main areas of intervention are Skills Training, provision of Public Health Services (Water and sanitation), Economic Empowerment (Agriculture and Micro entrepreneurship) and Psychosocial Services, Medical Services and material assistance to vulnerable female headed households, children and the churches in Montserrado County. CCC carries out awareness programs on Human Rights, HIV/AIDS, Gender Based/general violence, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, civic education and electoral procedures. The main regional scope of activities is in Lofa, Montserrado, Margibi, and Bomi Counties.
Contact: Mr. David Foday
Broad Street, P.O.Box 4875
Phone: +231 (0) 77 209 313
Federation of Liberian Youth
The Federation of Liberian Youth (FLY) was established in 1974 as an umbrella youth organization engaged in building the capacity of youth organizations in order to develop effective services for youth in all of the Liberian Counties. FLY establishes youth secretariats, provides logistical and capacity support and advocates for its member organization to the Liberian government. In an effort to contribute to the post-conflict development challenges facing Liberia, FLY designs programs that ensure meaningful youth participation in policy formulation and implementation, for example in the area of implementing the National Youth Policy, HIV/AIDS & Reproductive Health Education, as well as Agricultural and Environmental Awareness amongst Youth.
Contact: Mr. Joseph J. Sankaituah
Camp Johnson Road and McDonald Street
Phone: +231 (0) 77 001 230
Liberian Council of Churches
Founded in 1982, the Liberian Council of Churches (LCC) is organized as a fellowship of churches in Liberia, with the goal of working together to find solutions to critical problems of public concern. LCC also seeks unity among Christian churches working together, rather than being separated by doctrinal differences, and seeks to promote inter-religious dialogue. A comprehensive vision for the LCC is the promotion of dialogue, peace building and reconciliation. LCC undertakes civil education in order to prepare Liberians for Presidential and General Elections. Through youth workshops the LCC empowers youth participation in the Liberian peace and reconciliation process.
Contact: Dr. Benjamin Dorme Lartey
15th Street, Sinkor / P.O. Box 10-2191
Phone: +231 (0) 6 517 879
Liberian Girl Guides Association
The Liberian Girl Guides Association (LGGA) was established in 1926 and has since been active in leadership empowerment, health, the right to education, child protection, trafficking of children, awareness-raising about HIV/AIDS etc. LGGA is a part of a steadily growing worldwide movement of young girls and young women that participate in issues they care about in order to build a better world. The main regions of activities are Montserrado, Grand Bassa and Bomi Counties.
Contact: Mrs. Tonieh Wileh
Phone: +231 (0) 6 516 303
Liberia National Red Cross Society
The Liberian Red Cross (LNRCS) started its work in 1919 by a joint resolution of the Liberian National Legislature to support victims of the First World War. Since then the Liberian Red Cross National Society has developed into a high profile service delivery organization in the following core areas: Health and Care, Humanitarian Values, Organizational Development and Disaster Management. The LNRCS has chapters in all Liberian Counties.
Contact: Mr. Daniel S. Clarke
Liberia National Red Cross Society
107 Lynch Street / P.O. Box 20-5081
Phone: +231 (0) 77 919 927 / +231 (0) 6 551 335
Liberia Opportunities Industrialization Center
Established in 1977, the Liberia Opportunities Industrialization Center (LOIC) is the largest non-governmental skills training organization in Liberia. LOIC has operated for over 30 years providing basic skills training and support services to disadvantaged youth in Liberia. LOIC is active in the facilitation of vocational training for the rehabilitation of disadvantaged youth and other vulnerable individuals in the society. LOIC provides training for these groups for example in the following areas: Masonry, Carpentry, Computer Science, Electricity Plumbing, Tailoring and Small Enterprise Development. Additionally the LOIC offers computer-training programs, agricultural and small-enterprise development trainings.
Contact: Mr. Solomon King
New Matadi Estate / P.O. Box 3596
Phone: +231 (0) 6 554 034
Liberian Scout Association
The Liberian Scout Association (LSA) is active in Liberia since 1923. Amongst their working areas as a Liberian NGO are contributing to the education of young people, through a value system based on the scout promise and law, are: the facilitation of Business and Enterprise Development skill, Community Development, Education and Training and the work in the areas of Health, Water and Sanitation.
Contact: Mr. Alfred Kargbo, Jr.
NewPort Street, P.O. Box 10-1977
Phone: +231 (0) 6 560 236
Lutheran Development Service
The Lutheran Development Service (LDS) is a Lutheran church-based NGO that was established in 2002. It is the development arm of the Lutheran Church in Liberia charged with the responsibilities to provide development services to Liberians in an impartial way. LDS is undertaking programs aimed at a holistic sustainable development based on Christian principles and works with people for the fulfillment of their basic needs in food security, health, small business development etc. with an emphasis on grass root level development. In mid 2010, the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), handed over its current projects in Bong, Nimba, Grand Kru and Maryland to the LDS. Currently LDS is active in Bong and Lofa.
Contact: Mr. Joseph S. Binda
12th and 13th Street, Sinkor
Phone: +231 (0) 6 516 514
Medical Emergency Relief Cooperative International
Medical Emergency Relief Cooperative International (MERCI) is a National Health Service movement working as a driving force with partners to establish a prompt and sustainable response to current and emergent health problems of the Liberian people. MERCI is operating in Montserrado, River Gee, Maryland, Lofa and Nimba Counties in the areas of Emergency Relief, Health, Water and Sanitation.
Contact: Dr. Tete Korboi Brooks
P.O. Box 2051
Paynesville Broad Street
Paynesville City, Liberia
Phone: +231 (0) 6 511 590
National Adult Education Association of Liberia
Founded in 1977 the National Adult Education Association of Liberia (NAEAL) focuses on the promotion of functional literacy through community development. By concentrating on rural and urban illiterates NAEAL aims at increasing literacy, adult learning capacities and social mobilization amongst Liberias people. NAEAL is aiming to have nationwide impact on Liberias educational sector with an emphasis on program activities in Montserrado, Bomi and Cape Mount.
Contact: Mr. Roye B. Bloh, Jr.
Phone: +231 (0) 6 446 231 / +231 (0) 6 441 753
National Women’s Commission of Liberia
The National Women Commission of Liberia (NAWOCOL) was established in 1991 as a grass roots local umbrella organization. The organization has implemented numerous programs and projects in the area of Trauma Counseling, Micro Credit, Adult Literacy, Agriculture, Community Development, HIV/AIDS and advocacy. NAWOCOL operated an Abused Women and Girls project catering thousands of women and girls abused physically and psychologically during the time of Civil War. NAWOCOL is a capacity building organization capable of supporting it members to engage in livelihood and social protection.
Contact: Ms. Jeannie T. Tarley
United Nations Drive, Buzzy Quarters
Phone: +231 (0) 77 233 073 / +231 (0) 77 936 592
Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia
Established in 1976, the Planned Parenthood Association of Liberia (PPAL) is the largest and foremost local non-governmental, private voluntary organization working and complementing efforts of the Government of Liberia in the area of sexual and reproductive health care in Liberia. PPAL seeks to improve sexual and reproductive health for the population and works to achieve this through a network of voluntary bodies, service providers, and partners by providing information, education, and communication; undertaking advocacy; and providing high quality, affordable and sustainable services for the public. As a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), PPAL ascribes to the ideals and standards of that international body.
Contact: Ms. Miatta K. Kiawa
18th Street and Payne Avenue, Sinkor
Phone: +231 (0) 6 590 434 / +231 (0) 77 004 401
Restore Our Children’s Health
Established in 1991 Restore Our Children’s Health (ROCH) focuses on the health and education sector in Monsterrado and Grand Kru Counties. Main areas of intervention are Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Sanitation/Hygiene, SGBV and Adult literacy. ROCH works, amongst other things, through health promotion and awareness campaigns, through sensitization, awareness raising on violence against women & children sexual exploitation in the communities and training of children on Hygiene practices.
Contact: Mr. Isaiah B. Wisseh, Sr.
B.G. Freeman Building, Benson St.
Phone: +231 (0) 6 535 622
Self-Help Initiatives For Sustainable Development
The Self-Help Initiative for Sustainable Development (SHIFSD) is a refugee-inspired, non-sectarian, non-profit and non-governmental organization. Three Liberian Refugees founded SHIFSD in the Central Region of Ghana in the year 2000 in the face of UNHCRs severance of all humanitarian assistance to Liberian Refugees within the West African Sub-region. SHIFSD works for an empowered West African Community where all people enjoy sustainable peace and development.
SHIFSD exists to reduce social causes of poverty through access to education and economic empowerment. SHIFSD believes bad governance, gender disparity and a lack of access to education and resources breed social imbalances that contribute to poverty and conflicts.
Contact: Mr. Jeremiah T. Burgess
Barnesville Bend and Stop / P.O. Box 3822
Barnesville Township, Montserrado, Liberia
Phone: +231 (0)6 874 950
Society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia
As a member of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) the Society for the Conservation of Nature in Liberia (SCNL), established in 2001, assesses the environmental situation in Liberia and raises awareness about environmental challenges and issues. Through the production and distribution of education materials, SCNL actively engages the Liberian society to communicate the importance of the conservation of nature and biodiversity.
Contact: Mr. Michael F. Garbo, Program Coordinator
Tubman Blvd., Care Compound, Congo Town / P.O. Box 2628
Phone: +231 (0) 6 573 612 / +231 (0) 6 559 428
South Eastern Women Development Organization
Established in 1995 the South Eastern Women Development Association (SEWODA) is a national organization operating in Grand Gedeh, Maryland, Sinoe and Grand Kru counties. SEWODA works mainly in the fields of advocacy, education, agriculture, conflict resolution and health related programs.
Contact: Mrs. Helena Turo
Center Street, Beirut Restaurant
Adjacent Ministry of Justice
Phone: +231 (0) 6 544 218
West Point Health and Sanitation Organization
The West Point Health & Sanitation Organization (WPHSO) was established in 1999 and is a national organization operating in Monrovia. WPHSO focuses on the areas of Health, Sanitation, Micro Finance, Advocacy, and Youth Development, Water and Gender development. WPHSO worked on a number or projects, including the support of people living with HIV/AIDS, hygiene promotion at schools, and advocacy for rights of children and data collection for people in extreme poverty in one of Liberias most densely populated areas: Westpoint in Monrovia.
Contact: Mr. Thomas M.H. Tweh
West Pont Township (405-A) 32 Street / P.O. Box 5425
Phone: +231 (0) 77 087 432
Women Development Association of Liberia
The Women Development Association (WODAL) of Liberia, established in 1988, is a national organization operating in Monrovia. Areas of intervention include Education and Training, Health, Water and Sanitation and Gender Awareness. Amongst various other projects, WODAL is carrying out a project for young Women concerning Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Contact: Meima S. Karneh
Phone: +231 (0) 6 512 863
Youth Action International
Youth Action International (YAI), established in 2006, is an NGO focusing on the building and renovation of orphanages, schools, and playgrounds, the establishment of women empowerment centers, training of former child soldiers, the empowerment of young people with disabilities and scholarship programs. YAIs program activities include scholarships and educational services, small business development (including micro-loans), vocational training, agricultural empowerment and farming as well as health care and awareness raising for health-related issues.
Contact: Ms. Martina B. Marshall
2nd Floor Fofana Building / P.O. Box 2025
Phone: +231 (0) 6 558 298
Young Men Christian Association of Liberia
The Young Men Christian Association of Liberia (YMCA), established in 1981, has an excellent network and, through its subdivisions, is active in seven counties in Liberia: Montserrado, Bong, Nimba, Grand Gedeh, Margibi, Lofa and Cape Mount. Main sectors of intervention are: Peace and Civic Education, Youth Leadership Training, Education and Employment, Health and Environment, Youth Life skills and livelihood support and youth radio programs. YMCA has completed a number of projects over the past years, for example training of ex-combatants in various skills and the establishment of 13 youth centers across the country.
Contact: Mr. E. Edward Gboe
126 Broad Street / P.O. Box 10-0147
Phone: +231 (0) 6 547 249 / +231 (0) 6 513 271
Young Women Christian Association
The Young Women Christian Association (YWCA), established in 1941, is actively engaged in girls education, women advocacy and life skills training in Montserrado, Bassa, Nimba and Bomi Counties. The projects are inspiring young women to become a part of the Christian community, developing responsibly into the society and are providing life skills training. YWCA advocates for the rights of women and girls in Liberia.
Contact: Mrs. Roseline K. Toweh
Tubman Boulevard, Sinkor
Phone: +231 (0) 6 551 592