Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa was legally established in Liberia in February 2012 with the mission to promote holistic transformation in Africa by facilitating equal access to opportunities in all spheres of influence; whilst envisioning a peaceful, reconciled and empowered Africa that is responsible for investing in sustained individual and collective growth and development.
FORCE is an organization that specializes in taking students off the streets and putting them back into schools. Our 3-year partnership with FORCE provides tuitions for all 40 students at FORCE in grade 1-12 grade.
HOPE runs an intimate program with a small student-teacher ratio. Their students are mostly children of ex-soldiers who cannot afford tuition. GPFA partners with HOPE to retain underprivileged students by subsidizing tuition costs for 20 students.
MFA is Liberia’s first football academy that has a gender-balanced curriculum. GPFA sponsors ten females at MFA with the goal of encouraging girls to pursue education and challenge gender stereotypes around them playing soccer.
CCS is a junior high school that is currently undergoing expansion due to an increase in student enrollment. Our partnership includes a monetary contribution towards the expansion of the school, improving classroom infrastructures and subsidizing of teachers’ salaries.