Entries by Luther Mendin

Disability and Startup Project Newsletter-Issue:2

We are excited to announce the publication of the Second Issue of the “Disability and Startup Project Newsletter”. The newsletter covers the period January-June, 2019. It is dedicated to sharing progress, success stories of beneficiaries, and an informed editorial all intended to improve the lives of people with disabilities in Liberia. The newsletter is also part of AIFO’s effort to highlight best practices working with people […]

WHAT IS AIFO?

In this video, AIFO-Liberia Communication and Program Advisor, Luther Mendin shares his thoughts about AIFO along with other representatives and volunteers of AIFO around the world.

Does Noisy Data Put IATI Users Off?

In this interview with Publish What You Fund, Silvia Poggioli, Country Director of AIFO-Liberia and Chairperson of the Alliance on Disability shares her experience using International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) data to find out which donors currently support, or have previously supported work with the disability movement in Liberia. More specifically, she wanted to know […]

PRESS RELEASE: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND STAKEHOLDERS TO DIALOGUE ON INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

25/03/2019 The National Union of Organisations of the Disabled in collaboration with AIFO-Liberia, with technical support from the Alliance on Disability will host a one-day workshop amongst stakeholders and persons with disabilities on Wednesday, 27th March, 2019 at the Corina Hotel in Monrovia. The workshop will hear from leading experts on the United Nations Convention […]

Disability and Startup Project Newsletter Launch_Maiden Edition

We’re excited to announce the launch of the electronic version of the “Disability and Start Up Project (DASU) Newsletter”. The newsletter which is our maiden edition covers the period July-December, 2018.  It is dedicated to sharing progress, success stories of beneficiaries, and an informed commentary all intended to better the lives of people with disabilities […]

Diagnostic Study on Disabled Peoples’ Organisations and National Union of Organisations of the Disabled”_Report Launch

December 3rd, 2018     we are pleased to announce the launch of a ground-breaking report that articulates the capacity building needs of some Disabled People Organizations in Liberia. This report is titled “Diagnostic Study on Disabled Peoples’ Organisations and National Union of Organisations of the Disabled”. The report outlines the desk review process, case […]

International Day of People with Disabilities-Guest Speech by Silvia Poggioli – Alliance on Disability Chairperson

December 3rd, 2018 Distinguished representatives of the Government and diplomatic missions, Esteemed officials and staff of NUOD, NCD and Disabled People Organizations, Fellow colleagues from the Development Community and Intergovernmental organizations, Members of the Media, Persons with Disabilities, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you for giving me the chance to speak with you today. It […]

“Make Public Buildings Accessible”- European Disability Forum Calls on Liberian Government

By: Staff Writer   Luther Sangar Mendin November 26, 2018       As AIFO-Liberia inaugurates its office ramp project, the European Disability Forum has called on the government of Liberia led by President George Weah to ensure that all public and private buildings are made accessible to persons with disabilities especially those in wheel chairs. […]

Vacancy Announcement No.3 Project AID-11516(Emancipatory Disability Research Reporter)

Issued on: 26 September 2018 Deadline for Application: 10 October 2018 Qualified persons with disabilities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. AIFO Liberia The “Association Friends of Raoul Follereau” (AIFO) is an Italian non-for-profit organisation who has been present in Liberia since 1997. AIFO-Liberia envisions […]