Our Young People Yarning

Jan 22, 2016 by Jerry Bleh Category: Advocacy 0 comments

Look, look and see. Our young men and women are yarning for a better future, and that they deserve also. Many have missed out on school or dropped out with no employable skills to earn a decent living and live the life of their dreams. But very determined and committed they are to make a […]

SHIFSD completes workshop construction

Jan 22, 2016 by Jerry Bleh Category: TVET 1 comment

After the signing a two-year contract early this year with ZOA Refugee Care Liberia to begin the training of 400 youths in General Construction, Auto Mechanics and 2 Stroke Mechanics, SHIFSD started and completed the construction of 6 compartments training workshop for use by its TVET beneficiaries. The training workshop is now being used to store Auto-mechanic training equipment and […]

SHIFSD Mobilizes communities

Jan 09, 2016 by Jerry Bleh Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

Following the completion of all the arrangement to open the SHIFSD Enterprise and Job Training Institute, the staff has began to mobilize communities in Johnsonville and other surrounding communities to ensure that members of the targeted communities are informed about the opening. In this regard, the management has sent out radio announcements, fliers/posters and letters to […]

INITIAT Delegation ends 10 days visit in Liberia

Dec 05, 2015 by Jerry Bleh Category: TVET 0 comments Tags: partner, visit

INITIAT delegation of four persons completed 10 days (November 13 to 22) visit to Liberia. During the visit the delegation which comprised of board members and two external advisors visited several institutions including international and local NGOs, Government institutions and other stakeholders in the TVET sector. The visit is part of INITIAT commitment and support to SHIFSD TVET program in Liberia. […]

SHIFSD’s Director with UHI founder and family in USA

Nov 26, 2015 by Jerry Bleh Category: TVET 0 comments

During a visit to the USA in July of this year, the director of SHIFSD, Jeremiah, was invited to the home of Universal Hope Initiatives’  (UHI) founder and CEO, Holly Adams Pratt (in green and black dress), for a dinner party on July 26 – Liberia’s independence day. The occasion was meant to enable Jeremiah meet with […]

The Hummingbird Childcare Center

Nov 21, 2015 by Jerry Bleh Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

Following the visit of Holly Adams Pratt, co-founder and CEO of the Universal Hope Initiative(UHI) based in Philadelphia, USA, to Liberia in early April 2016 the Hummingbird Childcare Center idea was born to encourage women and girls acquiring or wanting to acquire vocational skills at our Enterprise and Job Training Institute (The BRIADE) to attend classes unhindered where there’s no […]

ELWA’s Group Action Audit

Nov 21, 2015 by Jerry Bleh Category: Uncategorized 0 comments

The ELWA VSLA group was establish and trained by SHIFSD  in 2014 with 34 members. At the end of 2014 the group accumulated the total saving of  112,355.00 Liberian Dollars with share value of $50.00 Liberian Dollars. In 2015, the group with little supervision make significant improvement. The share value increased by 100% or $ 100.00 LD and the members increased from […]