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03 Jul 2006 description

Thirty women, ages 16-30, are learning basic tailoring skills and earning a modest income in a CWS-supported vocational training program. CWS partner, YWCA of Sierra Leone is providing a clean training and working environment, use of sewing machines, and 20 hours per week of work time for each of the women.
The program participants earn an income by sewing school and work uniforms, aprons, children's clothing, etc., that are then provided on contract by the YWCA to other groups and organizations.

25 Jan 2006 description

Liberian Vice President Boakai Tells Monrovia Conference, Peace Depends On People Seeing Improvement in Their Lives
Interfaith leaders from the United States and West Africa meeting this week in Liberia vowed to work together to monitor government activity, work toward justice and equality, and minimize corruption in West Africa to help achieve lasting peace in the region.