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Sustainable Agricultural Program for Liberia (SAP-Liberia)

Sustainable Agricultural Program for Liberia (SAP-Liberia)
By: Jenkins Divo Macedo, IDSC 2012

The Sustainable Agricultural Program for Liberia (SAP-Liberia) is non-profit, non-political community based organization that was established in February of 2002 by Jenkins Divo Macedo to engage in social change in the rebuilding process of post-war Liberia by engaging Returnees and Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in programs in enhance their livelihoods in the areas of education, community rehabilitation and reconstruction, sustainable agriculture and environment conservation. In 2002, the Government of Liberia accredited the organization with the Certificate of Accreditation number: MPEA/NGO/CA# 346. The organization has its regional office in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County located in the Southeastern part of Liberia with on-going projects in surrounding villages and towns working on participatory projects geared towards community development, planning and social change. The organization was establish to address the on going needs of communities in the City of Zwedru and its surroundings towns caused as a result of the 14 years civil war in Liberia.

Through it’s International Coordinator Mr. Jenkins Divo Macedo graduate student at Clark University (IDSC 2012), the organization is gathering resources in the process of building and equipping a community resource center in the City of Zwedru to serve as a hub for local students, teachers, religious leaders and workers of both the public and private sectors to access educational resources. Mr. Macedo has up to date collected about 6,000 used textbooks and other educational materials to be shipped to Liberia for the resource center. In light of also encouraging international cooperation for globalization, SAP-Liberia is also willing to accept students from accredited US educational institutions who are seeking to engage in active participatory action projects in Liberia geared towards community development, social change and empowerment.

The organization is currently developing a website and can be accessed at: We also hosted a facebook page at:


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