Friends of Liberia is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. based in Washington, D.C. Their members live throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Anyone who donates to support the organization and shares the following mission, vision and values is a member.
Their vision is that Friends of Liberia be an effective organization for helping Liberia in its quest to be a peaceful and just country in which every Liberian has opportunities for quality education and employment, and access to adequate health care.
FOL is a non-governmental, non-profit organization that seeks to positively affect Liberia and Liberians through education, social, economic and humanitarian programs and through advocacy efforts.
They are committed to timely and reliable service based on mutual respect. They engage in programs and activities that respond to needs identified by Liberians and that help them shape solutions to their needs.
They value collaboration and seek partnerships with like-minded organizations and individuals. They build strong working relationships and coalitions to help ensure self-reliance and sustainability as ultimate goals of their work.
Accountability and Transparency:
They follow the highest ethical standards, and demonstrate honesty and fairness in every action that they take. Measurable outcomes and sound financial management are important elements of their accountability. They expect the same from their partners and those they serve.
They are responsible to their members, board, donors and the communities and country they serve for ensuring that their programs and activities meet the highest standards of professional and personal integrity.
They are able to accomplish their mission through the generosity of their members and others. They respect donors’ intentions on the use of their gifts, and are responsible stewards of the resources they entrust to us.