6 popular people you didn’t know are from Liberia

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Jul 26, 2019 at 10:14am

July 26, 2019 at 10:14 am | Lifestyle

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

July 26, 2019 at 10:14 am | Lifestyle

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Kimmie Weeks

Kimmie Weeks is a Liberian born Human Rights Activists and the co-founder of Voice of the Future Inc. (VOF) in 1994 along with Richelieu Allison. Weeks was forced out of Liberia when he was just 9 years old following the first civil war. His organisation, VOF, set its mission to work as an advocacy organization for the rights of children in Liberia.

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Over the years, it developed close connections with the United Nations and worked as an implementing partner for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). VOF has provided informal health care and education to children across Liberia through a network of more than 4,000 volunteers.

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