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End of Year Push on Messima School Construction

Our co-founder and director of programs, Edward Fahnbulleh, has been in Liberia since August of this year, spending time with his family, and moving education in Liberia forward. The school in Messima village has come a long way this Fall,

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Science at UCA

Most of our efforts at FUEL Youth these days are focused on finishing the school in Messima village, but our preK-Grade 9 school just outside Monrovia will always be part of the FUEL Youth family. In fact, FUEL Youth co-founder

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Updates from Messima Village

Our school in Messima has come such a long way and the FUEL Youth team and the people of Messima are more determined than ever to bring this project to completion. The school, once fully complete and operational, will not

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The Ebola Epidemic

Ebola is putting everything we’ve done in Liberia at risk. A country trying it’s best to move forward after nearly two decades of civil war is now being ravaged by the ebola virus. School is cancelled for the fall semester

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Messima School Update

This season the Messima school project has really taken off thanks to the help we received from our Messima School campaign at the beginning of the year (watch our video on the campaign, if you haven’t already). The roof is

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Building a School

Our campaign is off to such a good start!! After just a little more than 48 hours, we are already more than 20% of the way there. In our messaging, we often say that we need to build these kids

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A School and a Future

As FUEL Youth progresses with the building of the Messima school, questions are naturally raised regarding the community’s future. Currently, children from Messima and three surrounding villages use a three-room makeshift structure as their learning center. The schoolhouse is the

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FUELing Youth with the Sun

Electrifying a rural area is more than a matter of simple illumination. Bringing light to isolated villages spurs economic development, makes that area safer for its residents, allows for increased productivity, and enables greater possibilities for students. A lack of

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A Source of Inspiration

The work of FUEL Youth to bring educational opportunities to Liberia was inspired in every way by the vision and hard work of co-founder and director Edward Fahnbulleh. As we move forward in our work, it is always nice to

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FUEL Youth Bracelets

FUEL Youth has had a great year in 2012: solar electricity lighting installed at UCA in Gardenersville; a new library for the students and community around UCA; our new school at Messima village nearly ready for the roof; and hundreds

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