Self Help Initiative for Sustainable Development (SHIFSD Liberia), Inc.

SHIFSD exists to reduce poverty through access to Functional Adult Literacy (FAL) and Entrepreneurship. We believe that through ensuring access to FAL and entrepreneurship, SHIFSD will be contributing to the fight against poverty, human rights violations, gender disparity and the lack of resources which breed abject poverty and conflicts. We believe also that sustainable development is inextricably linked to the active promotion of Human Rights. Core Values: Integrity - Doing what we say we will do, when we say we will do it, and how we say we will do it. Justice - Reliance on the rule of law and ensuring full participation of all stakeholders. Transparency and Accountability - opennes...

Self Help Initiative for Sustainable Development (SHIFSD Liberia), Inc.
Bend and Stop, Barnersville Estate Road
Nil
Monrovia, Montserrado County P. O. Box 1164
Liberia
011+231-(0)886-874-950
http://www.shifsd.org

Executive Director

Jeremiah T. Burgess

Management Team

Burgess null, Jeremiah T., Brownell null, Bah-Wah null, Kerkulah null, Godfrey G., Walker null, Janet L., Chokpele null, Tamba null, Kowoe null, Solomon null, Chear null, Wilson null, Sulnan null, John S.

Board of Directors

J. Aloysius Toe - Board Chairperson, Eudora Blay Pritchart- Board Co-chairperson, Jeremiah T. Burgess - Executive Director, Bah-Wah Brownell - Program Officer, Godfrey G. Kerkulah - Finance Officer, Janet Lydia Walker - Administrator, John Solun Sonnah - Field Cordinator, Wilson G. Chear - iFALP Project Coordinator, Tamba Chokpele - FAL Project Coordinator, Jebbeh Dorbor - Field Office Administrator, Solomon Wayee - Feild Office Accountant, Rufus Boygeh - Community Dev't Facilitator, Lowena T. Swen - Community Dev't Facilitator, A. Blamoh Sieh - Board Member, Grace Y Yeanay - Board Member, Liesbeth Glas - Board Member, Burgess null, Jeremiah T., Brownell null, Bah-Wah null, Kerkulah null, Godfrey G., Walker null, Janet L., Chokpele null, Tamba null, Kowoe null, Solomon null, Chear null, Wilson null, Sulnan null, John S.

Mission

SHIFSD exists to reduce poverty through access to Functional Adult Literacy (FAL) and Entrepreneurship. We believe that through ensuring access to FAL and entrepreneurship, SHIFSD will be contributing to the fight against poverty, human rights violations, gender disparity and the lack of resources which breed abject poverty and conflicts. We believe also that sustainable development is inextricably linked to the active promotion of Human Rights. Core Values: Integrity - Doing what we say we will do, when we say we will do it, and how we say we will do it. Justice - Reliance on the rule of law and ensuring full participation of all stakeholders. Transparency and Accountability - openness in our program work and becoming answerable to the donors, partners and project beneficiaries Good Governance - consensus building and shared leadership.

Programs

The nature of our programs/projects and day-to-day decisions or choices is informed by our mission. Our areas of intervention are: a) Education: Functional Adult Literacy Programs using the Regenerated Friarean Literacy through Empowering Community Techniques (REFLECT) with focus on women's participation; b) Entrepreneurship: Provision of access to entrepreneurial skills training; Sourcing and distributing of re-furbished tools for entrepreneurial purposes;

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Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2012: $407,900
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $211,000
  • Other funding sources: INGOs, Institutional Donors & Individual Contributions
  • Religious Affiliation: None