November 9, 2019

We found a movie, or we should say, a documentary that depicts the plight of women and children all over the world.  The issue is maternal and infant care especially during pregnancy and childbirth.  Yei Kaalu's mission greatly encompasses the message conveyed in this...

May 6, 2019

Every time Dorine Gono goes to Liberia to work on the completion of the hospital, she always sends medical supplies such as Tylenol, band-aids, gauze, bottled drinking water, etc.  These are common items that you and I take for granted, but in Liberia, especially in th...

April 29, 2019

Restorative justice is the core concept of balance and peace in many if not most African cultures.  We could do well to learn from this aspect of indigenous cultures and their concept of social justice.

I remember when I was in South Africa, I was invited to an elders m...

April 22, 2019

The number 149 is according to the World Happiness Report 2018 the rank of happiness for Liberians out of a total of 163 countries surveyed.  The country at the top of the list is Finland.  In fact, most of the Nordic countries are at the top.  China ranks 60th and the...

March 18, 2019

Let's talk about the capital of Nimba County - Sannequillie.  This is where our hospital is located; and where its founder Dorine Gono is from.  Here is some quick history I pulled from Wikipedia.  You can read more at this link about Sannequillie:

Mano and Gi...

March 11, 2019

Today we want to focus on the statistics and programs that are being offered in Liberia as provided by organizations such as the World Health Organization.  WHO Liberia 2016 Annual Report states the following about one of our primary concerns - Maternal and Newborn Hea...

February 25, 2019

The YMCA may be one of the best places in Columbia, SC to network.  It is at the Y that I met Professor Phil Barlett from the Darla Moore Business School.  The Moore Business School is one of the best in the US especially its International program.  Due to a chance mee...

February 18, 2019

One of the most beautiful places in Liberia, and for that matter, in West Africa is a mountain called Nimba.  Located in the interior of Liberia on the Guinea and Ivory Coast intersect with Liberia.  It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  It is an endangered nature reser...

February 13, 2019

This is a tribute to Ms. Dorine Gono and her Liberian team of workers including our construction engineer Saah Kettor aka SK!  We had up to 25 workers for 45 days laboring to finish the walls in preparation for the next phase which will be building the roof.  Toward th...