U.S.-Based Liberians to Help Compatriots


A group of Liberians based in the U.S. has formed a National Peace and Reconciliation Initiative (NPRI) to promote peace among Liberians. National Chairman Dr. Joe Gbaba says the goal of the NPRI is to provide a forum where Liberians of diverse opinions have an opportunity to exchange views on ways to achieve sustainable peace and reconciliation in Liberia.

The organization hopes to provide post-war trauma counseling services to Liberians worldwide; rehabilitate former combatants, child soldiers, and survivors; promote gender equity and women’s empowerment; and help Liberian youth to acquire skills so they can reintegrate successfully into mainstream society.

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The New Dawn Liberia