In the News

Our program has been featured multiple times on various news and media outlets, both stateside and in Liberia. 

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Sinoe County #1 in 2017 WAEC Exam

All Africa: August 2, 2017

Liberia Office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released the 2017 junior and senior high school results, with female students performing better than their male counterparts.

The result shows that 58 percent of grade 9 and 59 percent ...

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Witnessing the Return of Samuel Morris Back to Liberia

Fort Wayne Alumni Center: November 10, 2016

As we touched down at the airstrip in Greenville, Liberia, I was struck by how primitive the place looked. The airport was little more than a gravel road and an inexpensive structure of wood and plaster surrounded by barbed wire. The fence separated the runway from onlookers, but what struck me...

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SENATOR Taylor calls for teaching of Ethics in schools

GNN Liberia: September 21, 2016

Bong County Senator Jewel Taylor has called for the teaching of character building and ethics in Liberian schools.

She observed that in most parts of Liberia today, children no longer show respect to the elderly due to lack of the teaching of character building and etiquette in schools across the country...

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Giddings high school gets u.s.$35k computer facility

AllAfrica/LINA: September 20, 2016

A specialized computer facility valued at over US$35,000 has been dedicated at the Kerkula Giddings High School in Sanoyea City, lower Bong County.

The project is a collaborative effort of the office of Bong County Senator Jewel Taylor and the Innovative Education Liberia (IEL), a non-profit innovation of the Samuel Morris Scholar Program...

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samuel morris scholars program returns to liberia

Learning Equality: May 26, 2016

KA Lite has been used in Liberia for over two years, thanks to the valiant efforts of Gary Friesen of Ambassador Enterprises, as part of the Samuel Morris Scholars Program.  The program is being run through a local nonprofit called Innovative Education Liberia (IEL)... 

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the scaa and its partners are making history in liberia

SCAA Inc: April 19, 2016

When the session opened shortly after 1:00, a Liberian Senator made a motion to move the IEL presentation to the top of the agenda! The motion carried, and within a few minutes we were down on the floor of the Liberian Senate  presenting our program to the chamber full of distinguished senators from the 15 counties in Liberia...

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scaa & Taylor university take sammy morris back home

SCAA Inc: March 19, 2016

A 350-pound sculpture of Samuel “Prince Kaboo” Morris has been transported from the United States by one of the partners of the Sinoe County Association in the Americas, Inc.,  Taylor University. The sculpture has now arrived in Monrovia, Liberia and will later be transported to Farmersville, Sinoe County, where it will be installed on the grounds of the Samuel Morris Educational Resource Center, thereby signifying the “physical presence” of a young Sinoean whose dream was to positively impact the lives of his fellow countrymen...

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samuel morris scholar program launched at gvl school in butaw, sinoe county

GVL: September 16, 2015

On September 10, 2015, The GVL School in Butaw received 13 laptops from Innovative Education Liberia’s (IEL) Samuel Morris Scholars Program, an international charity organization committed to improving education in Liberia...

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samuel morris scholars program: an unforgettable impact

Learning Equality: May 22, 2014

With limited resources and only nine coaches, a group from Taylor University made its way to Butaw, Liberia, in partnership with the Golden Veroleum Liberia Elementary School. For this deployment, the goal was to have a four day mathematics workshop for the students in order to examine the effectiveness of KA Lite in rural Liberian schools...