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A FUEL Youth Success: Bookdrive 2011

In November of last year, FUEL Youth board member Sean O’Connor connected with his former elementary school, Saint Philomena’s School in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, to chat with the sixth grade class about FUEL’s work in Liberia. Over a Skype video chat, the students asked Sean what it was like in Liberia, what some of the challenges of FUEL’s work there are, and how they could help. The students had been working on a project with their teacher, Ms Samantha Hedden, to develop a model for a non-profit that fit their interests. FUEL served as inspiration for them in this process.

To FUEL’s surprise, the students quickly mobilized and within a few weeks, collected over 27 boxes of books to support FUEL’s library programs in Liberia.

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Parent Teacher Associations: Helping to Lift Liberia

A dear friend of FUEL Youth, Toni Schneider, was able to visit the UCA campus in the Fall of 2009. Toni hails from the United States but is in Liberia working with the Ministry of Education and the World Food

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