LEDI Library Construction
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Welcome to LEDI

The Liberia Economic Development Initiative (LEDI) is a Cleveland, Ohio-based 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit with an international focus. It is a non-political and non-governmental organization founded in October 2007 to reduce poverty and increase the economic capacity of marginalized and disadvantaged people with a specific focus on Liberia, West Africa. LEDI’s primary objectives are to reduce poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, diseases, and underdevelopment in Liberia

How We Make A Difference

Library Construction

LEDI is currently constructing a modern state-of-the-art public library in Gbarnga, Bong County in the Republic of Liberia, West Africa.

Health Initiative

LEDI boosts healthcare by subsidizing medical care and supplying crucial emergency and maternal health resources.

Scholarship Initiative

LEDI awarded 750+ scholarships since 2015, supporting deserving youth from primary to post-secondary education in Liberia.

Business Development

LEDI empowers aspiring entrepreneurs with business training and seed capital, fostering new micro and small businesses.

Our Impact

Over 750 Scholarships

youth scholarships to impoverished students

Over 100

business grants to vulnerable women and the youth

Over 560

birthing kits to reduce maternal and neonatal mortalities

Over 5,070

meals served in Africa during COVID-19

Over 10,000

books distributed to youth throughout Liberia

Over 1,000

face masks and hygiene kits to fight COVID-19

Ways To Make Your Difference

Support Library Project

Empower students with an inspirational learning environment providing access to book and research materials to increase literacy and academic excellence.

Sponsor A Student

 Sponsor a student and transform an entire community. Your support provides an education, empowers dreams, and shapes a brighter future.

Become A Monthly Donor

Join us as a donor, making a lasting impact with consistent support. Empower change monthly with a monthly donation of $25 USD or more.

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