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NAYMOTE and Learning Squared advancing peace-building and financial inclusion efforts in Liberia

Monrovia, Liberia May 9, 2022. Liberian and US-based charity Learning Squared Liberia announced today that NAYMOTE -Partners for Democratic Development had awarded an eight-month grant to support peacebuilding and livelihood activities in Lofa and Nimba Counties. Through social, economic, and livelihood initiatives, the program will identify and support six local women and youth groups in conflict-prone communities.



The intervention is a build-in component of the Learning Squared social business program, which focuses on working with rural women and communities to promote peace, and economic progress. It improves people's lives in low-income communities around Liberia. In addition, it supports efforts that advance financial inclusion, literacy, and peace-building benefiting 500 rural communities' residents directly and indirectly.


According to the Executive Director of NAYMOTE, Eddie D. Jarwolo. NAYMOTE is pleased to partner with Learning Squared to enhance peacebuilding, dialogue, and social cohesion in conflict-prone communities with support from UNDP Liberia and UN Peace-building Fund. In addition, the institution will facilitate other activities under the grant, including policy dialogues and massive civic engagement events in the project locations. NAYMOTE is dedicated to working with Learning Squared to support peace-building, and financial inclusion efforts in rural Liberia, noted Eddie.


The CEO of Learning Squared, Anthony S. Kolaco, stressed the need for more support toward sustaining peace in Liberia. He further highlighted the efforts of Learning Squared over the last five years. As a result, 200 women have benefited from our intervention in Margibi, Bomi, and Montserrado counties. We are excited to partner with NAYMOTE, with a long-standing experience over the years and one of the leading civil society organizations promoting grassroots democracy and peacebuilding efforts in Liberia noted Anthony.

The program will empower residents by equipping them with the skills and resources necessary to uncover their potential as entrepreneurs and providers for themselves and their families. Subsequently, helping to build and support community social cohesion.



ABOUT LEARNING SQUARED

Learning Squared Liberia is a 501(c)(3) U.S. and Liberian-based charity that support and leads early childhood (EEC) and primary education efforts through our social business initiative in rural Liberia. We provide young people and children access to creative learning opportunities and a platform for women to generate income to support their children's education through a grassroots and innovative solution.

Read more about Learning Squared Liberia from our website: www.learningsquaredlib.org, info@learningsquaredlib.org.