About Us

Our mission is to develop the next generation of self-sustaining leaders, high-tech innovators, and entrepreneurs using ICT as key driver to create a better Liberia and Africa.

Technology for Liberia is a 501(c)(3) non-Profit organization established to provide youth in Liberia with technological tools and resources that will grant them access to current technology and empower them to use and contribute to the advancement of technology in Liberia and Africa.

Our Program

E-reading Pilot Program

Project is first of its kind to help the early grade readers to learn using simple technology. The project aims to increase literacy and technology skills amongst primary school children in the areas of letter recognition, decoding, fluency, and reading comprehension skills with the use of e-readers. The goal of the project is to increase reading skills for early grade students and to give them the opportunity to use and critically evaluate how new technologies such as the e-readers can assist them in learning.

 

Technology, Education and Innovation

Technology for Liberia is undertaking a building project – innovation and technology center which is to be established as an environment for invoking creativity, leveraging technology to provide solutions, and producing self-sustaining young citizens. The center will also operate as a co-working space that provides access to cutting-edge technology as well as a technology training hub.

 

Create and implement baseline technology training for the youth

  • Basic Computer Skills: e-Mail, word processing, excel, etc. Internet skills – search engines, building websites, etc
  • Advanced Computer Skills: Computer programming, Database development and administration, Multimedia Technology Computer Networking – Building peer-to-peer network, local area network (LAN), etc
  • In collaboration with the Ministry of Education: Develop appropriate Information Technology courses that will be integrated into schools’ curricula for all grade levels. Develop appropriate training for faculties and staffs to increase their knowledge in Information Technology and make them proficient and effective in teaching students.

Our Team

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Matu Saye

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Valentine Ezike

Co-Founder/Vice President

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Bortie Teh

VP of Operations

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Alfred Karbar

Board of Advisers

Dr. Frank Linnehan is an Associate Dean for Graduate and Undergraduate Programs at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources in the Department of Management. Dr. Linnehan received his Ph.D. in Human Resources Administration from Temple University and has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in Human Resources, Compensation, Organization Behavior, Leadership and Management.

Prior to receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Linnehan worked for seventeen years in both line and Human Resource management in the financial services industry. Dr. Linnehan’s research interests include school-to-work transitions for high school and college students, adult-youth mentoring, Affirmative Action, Equal Employment and workforce diversity initiatives. He has authored or co-authored papers that have appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Group and Organization Management, Applied Psychology: An International Journal, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Management Inquiry, Social Psychology of Education and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Vocational Behavior and the Philadelphia Academies, Inc Board of Governors.


 

Mr. Charles Douala Mouteng is the Database Group Manger for the City of Philadelphia he is also a native of the Republic of Cameroon. He received his Undergraduate and Graduate education in the France and the US. Charles has a Masters in Management from the University of Pennsylvania, US, Masters in Engineering from the Ecole Centrale de Paris, France and an MBA from the French Petroleum Institute in Paris.

He has worked as a consultant in IT and Management Project in the US and Cameroon for several years. He has also worked in the field of Geophysics Information Technology in oil and gas exploration internationally, in the Golf of Guinea and Italy. He is also a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Project Manager from PMI, Certified Oracle Professional. He is a member of the French Association of Energy Economists and a Member of the African Christian Fellowship.


 

Dr. Richard Shields is a retired educator with over twenty years of computer applications training including experience both as a high school and middle school teacher, staff trainer and independent contractor delivering courses to the government, association, education and corporate markets.

He holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts, an MAT from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. from American University in the area of Educational Administration. From 1963 to 1965 he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer teaching elementary school in Liberia.

 


 

Wilmot Gibson (Advisor – Technology for Liberia) is an Information Technology Architect and Consultant. He is a native Liberian. He earned a Bachelors of Science in Industrial Technology & Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine and possesses certifications from the Project Management Institute, ITIL Foundation

Contact Us

For general information please send inquiries to:

8426 Verree Road,
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Phone: (267) 888-5058
info@technologyforliberia.org

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