Liberia

Population: 4,294,077
Percentage Below Poverty Line: 63.8%

Our call to Liberia began when the Ebola Outbreak struck the country. We knew we could not sit still – we were able to fund a shipping container of medical supplies to send to Liberia to replenish the empty shelves of 13 clinics around the country!

Explore the tabs below to learn more about our project in Liberia.

Hospitals struggled to stay open during Ebola outbreak.

Hospitals struggled to stay open during Ebola outbreak.

Liberia is no stranger to death. In the past twenty years, Liberia has faced two devastating civil wars, ending the lives of 250,000 people. In March of 2014, the Ebola outbreak started in Lofa County in Liberia. Liberia alone has over 7,000 cases and over 4,800 deaths from Ebola. Total, there has been over 28,000 cases, with Liberia having the most.

7,000 people have died from Ebola. With no cure yet, hospitals are in desperate need of preventative medical supplies.

“As the Ebola virus epidemic worsens, I want to express my deep concern for this relentless illness that is spreading particularly on the African continent and especially among populations that are already disadvantaged.” – Pope Francis

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