Objective: Plant various native and fruiting trees throughout Liberia while mobilizing all generations to participate in climate action projects.
Objective: Pollution is a challenge in many remote areas in Liberia, but providing materials to support frequent clean -ups will spread awareness while diminishing the waste clutter on rural streets.
Objective: Promote climate action and spread awareness on global warming is the top priority of IDEAS For Us. The future generation will be engaged in learning more about sustainability.
The Branch leader, Stephen B. Lavalah, is a community organizer, team leader, public speaker, lawyer,
environmental justice advocate, passionate climate activist, and an ocean champion dedicated
to ensuring greener, safer, healthier, and cleaner environmental for all. He spent his
formative years in the dark green forest of northern Liberia, where he grew affection for
nature. Years later, his family moved in the heart of Liberia’s capital and lived in the densely
populated slum of Buzzy Quarter situated near the Atlantic Ocean. His upbringing inspired
him to take practical actions in helping to ensure liveable environment, drinkable water,
breathable air, consumable food, cleanable energy, and habitable oceans. Stephen holds a
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree from the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law of the
University of Liberia. He is also a distinguished alumnus of the prestigious Cuttington
University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Biology, Certificate in
Peace and Conflict Resolutions, and a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH).
Stephen B. Lavala is the leading member of IDEAS For Us: Liberia branch. He is a community organizer, team leader, public speaker, lawyer, environmental justice advocate, passionate climate activist, an ocean champion dedicated to ensuring greener, safer, healthier, and cleaner environmental for all. To contact him directly, please email [email protected] or fill out the form below to receive our newsletter!
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Join us as our guest motivational speaker discusses the importance of volunteering in order to solve some of the most pressing issues in the community through collective efforts. We will then put everyone into break out sessions for an more in depth discussion on the pillars of sustainability. This platform will enable the community to brainstorm on the challenges being faced in the areas of energy, water, food, waste and ecology. Join us for this great opportunity to offer your practical solutions as to what the community should do to solve the problem outlined, what the local authority and government should do, and what IDEAS For Us – Liberia needs to do to help community members.
The Branch Manager, Steven Lavalah, will also be showcasing the new version of the HIVE, the Mobile HIVE!
Where: 15-Gate Community, Careyburg District Rural Montserrado County, Liberia
Join us as we turn trash to treasure and work to clean up our community to create a green space for recreational purposes! This event will serve to inform, inspire and involve the community in undertaking environmental action projects such as cleaning up the community and plating trees. Together, we will allocate a portion of land to establish a green space for nature to strive and recreational activities. In this designated are we will plant 100 coconut trees at 7 areas identified by the community leadership.
When: Saturday, September 12, from 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: Mack Kollie Hill Community, Johnson Township, Montserrado County, Liberia