Alfalit has helped to educate over 8,000 Liberians in basic education over the past 3 years. With a grant from the McCall MacBain Foundation, Alfalit will be able to teach an additional 1,650 Liberians in the south east of the country.

Alfait project will cover the following:

  • Establish teaching centers in southeastern region of Liberia.
  • Train volunteer teachers and facilitators.
  • Facilitators will conduct classes for 2 hours per day, 3 days per week.
  • Work with the Ministry of Education, community cooperatives, local governments and churches to establish teaching centers and to recruit and train teachers and facilitators to serve the target population.
  • Provide educational text and literacy materials that are culturally sensitive for teachers, facilitators and students.
  • Equip classrooms with tools necessary for learning including blackboards, chalk, duster, visual aids where needed and reading materials, etc.
  • Provide complementary reading materials as appropriate to further their education.
  • Monitor the program and conduct mid semester evaluation to determine the progress of the learners.
  • The facilitator will prepare in advance the lesson plan with the subject for the day.
  • The facilitator will administer student evaluations.
  • The coordinator will supervise the performance of the facilitators and student documentation
  • Certificates will be issued to students upon successful completion of the level.
  • Alfalit will provide required reports to the Ministry of Education (where applicable).
  • The facilitator will follow up the progress of the class participants in their communities to see and record the changes taking place in their communities and any leadership roles the learner assumes in their communities as a result of their involvement with the Alfalit Program.

Partners: McCall MacBain Foundation

Implementing Partners: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Alfalit

Focus Areas: Education

Locations: Grand Gedeh, River Gee, Maryland, Grand Kru, Sinoe