• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Founded1996

Graceland International, Inc. (GII)

 Graceland International Incorporated (GII) is a national based organization established September 3, 1996 in Bomi County through the vision of the late Moses K. Cooper, former Executive Director of the organization and subsequently incorporated on December 31, 1996 with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Liberia and accredited by sectorial Ministries of the Government of Liberia base on Graceland areas of opration. The establishment of Graceland was necessitated as a result of the many eminent developmental challenges Liberia is faced with. Graceland is, and remains one of the credible and committed organizations to the development of Liberia. From 1996 to 2000, Graceland International Incorporated voluntarily initiated programs within its birth place (Tubmanburg). Graceland partnership with UN-HACO and the then National Disarmament and Demobilization Commission or NDDC by providing job opportunity for over 350 ex-combatants in the Tubmanburg vicinity through feeder roads and minor bridges repaired or rehabilitation. The establishment of Graceland is built on the concept of empowerment and development. In the embryonic stage of Graceland, interventions were made on a charitable basis by founders of the organization in order to build its track-record and capacity. Funding for the first durable fencing of the C. H. Dewey Sports Stadium in Tubmanburg was made available by founders of Graceland and subsequently implemented. The budget for the zinc round fencing was value at six thousand United States Dollars (6,000.00), this exercise in itself indicated a commitment to the development of the organization and society at large.  Graceland activity is confined within the territorial limits of Liberia and engages in the following thematic program areas: Education, Human Resource Capacity Building and Training Construction and Rehabilitation Water and Sanitation Advocacy, Gender Issues, Sports and Recreation
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