Mrs. Gloria Kaizea, a good-will philanthropic Liberian living in the United States of America, recently donated assorted office supplies to the Liberia Workforce Development Institute (LWDI), to enable them build the capacity of Liberian workers.
LWDI is an institution that was established in 2016, with values based on the fundamental belief that workforce development is at the heart of poverty alleviation and social economic progress, with a mission to build human resource capacity for sustainable economic growth.
Its strategic objective is to provide a range of education and training services, in order to produce a qualified workforce for the local economy, which functions as a continuing education provider, with training resources designed to meet a wide variety of needs related to employment, reemployment training, staff development, professional and association requirement, access to technological services, industry-specific certificate to enhance workforce capacity.
Leon Banks, who presented the office supplies on behalf of the Mrs. Kaizea, said the donation was in response to a call the institution made to members of the LWDI to help promote them.
Banks said with the requisite contributions the institution has contributed to the Liberian society, it attracted the attention of Mrs. Kaizea to speedily respond by donating labs and books in various courses offered at the learning institution.
He said Mrs. Kaizea hopes that the items donated to the institute will be used to improve the lives of many Liberian youth and prepare them for the job market in the near future.
Upon receiving the items, Mrs. Grace A. Agordo, Executive Director LWDI, thanked Mrs. Kaizea for seeing the need to help improve the institution for the betterment of every Liberian by empowering them to secure job in various categories.
Mrs. Agordo said the certificate program runs for three months, while diploma program runs for six months with the intent to improve the capacity of Liberian workforce.
LWDI’s course format also includes a one-day workshop, weekend programs, seminars, intensive short courses that meet once a week during the 10-weeks of academic term with classes offered at night, and on weekend, to accommodate busy schedule of deserving clients.