In everything that we do, we seek to generate a positive impact in the lives of children and women in rural communities. It is therefore critically important we measure the results and effects that we have on our beneficiaries. We keep improving our monitoring and evaluation processes every year.
In every Learning Squared program, we seek to understand the level of change and impact that we have created, enabling us to allocate resources to programs with the highest impact and define how to improve that impact on a long and short-term basis. We look at quality-of-life metrics such as poverty and school attainment and access to quality and affordable education.
Why We Measure:
1. Prove. We have an obligation to children and to our donors to prove our impact. We also use impact data to make resource allocation decisions for programs.
2. Learn. We are continually learning and evaluating so we can improve our program to meet our beneficiaries' needs.
3. Improve. Impact data helps us develop a new strategy for improving our programs.
4. Maintain. We use our impact data to maintain the level of our work consistency across all locations.
Microloans Supporting Rural Women
300 Students Sponsored
Learning Squared Liberia has worked with the schools and students listed below since 2017:
Generous donations from board members and other leaders cover most of Learning Squared Liberia's administrative costs, so nearly all contributions to our organization are allocated directly to our programs and projects. Disbursement of funds and oversight of impact are overseen by a committed board of directors and management team. We are committed to maximizing the investments donors make in our mission.
Bandu is in the 3rd grade at the Minor Community School in Margibi County, Liberia. Bandu is featured in the video documentary of Learning Squared Liberia. She tells her story about going to school every day, defying the challenges of rural Liberia.
She is 12 years old and lives with her mother in Minor Community, a community with over five hundred inhabitants that depends on agricultural activities for their livelihood. Her story is one of resilience and strength. She is a role model for other youth in her community. Her mother Noawah Fahnbulleh is benefiting from our Microloans Supporting Rural Women program.