ONE Liberia is a community-based, youth-led organization that is focused on promoting peace and unity and developing the leadership and capacity of Liberian youth.
ONE Liberia uses community organizing and grassroots approach to promote peace and awareness for a united Liberia. Combining formal education, youth capacity building, and community engagement, ONE Liberia inspires and equips young people with the awareness and skills they need to take control of their lives. ONE Liberia model of sustainable, long-term development focuses its efforts on the empowerment of socially conscious youth who will emerge as leaders and agents of positive change in Liberia.
As a community and youth led organization, ONE Liberia mission is to promote a united Liberia. By engaging and empowering Liberian youth, we campaign against the use of class, tribalism, politics, or any other wedge that may be conjured to drive apart our community.
Vision: At ONE Liberia we work to realize a single vision: providing Liberian youth an opportunity to benefit from and participate in the development processes at local, national and international levels.
Mission: Our mission is to promote policies and develop initiatives that help youth succeed in becoming life-long learners, productive members of society, materially sufficient, and self-respecting citizens.
Core Values and Principal
-Participation: Young people must be actively engaged in development processes that affect them directly or indirectly. There must be a total intergenerational collaboration and partnership based on mutual understanding of each other’s roles and responsibilities and the respect of limitations and capacities.
-Partnership: Developing collaborative partnerships with various stakeholders in including youth themselves ensures a holistic approach to youth empowerment.
-Volunteerism: We believe in the spirit of volunteerism, it allows for a very special and trusting relationship between young people.
Our core areas of competency include program development in:
Youth employment and entrepreneurship
Youth leadership and capacity development
Youth policy and advocacy
Youth participation and active citizenship