YOUTH BRIDGE INC. Legally established in 2016, Youth Bridge is registered non-profit advocacy organization operating in Liberia. Youth Bridge mission is to promote peace and combat injustices in post- conflict Liberia. The organization focuses its programs on Research, Education and Governance. The organization is managed by both the advisory board the management team. Since its inception, Youth Bridge has implemented number of projects with funds from; United Nations/International Telecommunication Union-Geneva, Foundation for a Smoke-free World-USA, Rock Flower Partners-USA, SeedMoney-USA, Inroads/Ipas-USA, ActionAid International-Liberia, NLMI, LCUNA and the Government of Liberia.
To engage, educate and empower the next generation of leaders for national development.
To empower the young people of Liberia, and make them become contributing citizenry in positively transforming the world.
In executing its mission, Youth Bridge values: Integrity, Leadership, Innovation and Participation.
Youth Bridge is managed by both the Advisory Board and the Management Team. At the Policy level, the organization is governance by the Advisory Board. Technical and functional activities are handled by the Chief Executive Officer (Executive Director). The Executive Director is supported by the Administrative & Finance Officer, Program Officer, Field Officer and Volunteers. Additionally, a team of consultants render technical and specialized services on need calls.
Mr. Francis K. Zaizay is the Chairman of Youth Bridge Advisory Board. Mr. Zaizay is a veteran youth activist who has two masters from USA. Zaizay is a trained tax specialist and Financial Expert. As chairman of the Advisory Board, Chairman Zaizay supports the development of policy and provides oversights for the achievement of the organization mission.
Amb. Robert k. Gboluma Jr. is the Founder and the Executive Director of Youth Bridge. Amb. Gboluma is a commissioned Young Peace Ambassador in Liberia with long working experience in both the private and public sectors. He comes to Youth Bridge additional values in leadership, organizational development, peace building and networking. Before establishing Youth Bridge Inc, Amb. Gboluma served as head of major international organizations including; Kids of Peace
Mrs. Varfee earned a bachelor degree from the University of Liberia. She is a trained administrator with additional certificate in management and accounting. Mrs. Varfee has long work experience with the private sector, especially NGOs in education and community service development.
Mr. Charles G. Taih has background in planning, training, research, organizational development and strategic management. He has worked with international and national organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development in Liberia. He holds three post-graduate mastery of management diplomas in organization development, human resource management and strategic management.
Mother. Kebbeh Bryant joined Youth Bridge in 2018 as local volunteer. Mother Bryant has background in counseling and religious studies.
Dr. Yamah W. Gboluma joined Youth Bridge family in 2017. She is one of the longest serving international volunteer. Dr. Yamah W. Gboluma is earned her medical degree from china. She offered practice services in the USA and Liberia. Dr. Gboluma currently lives and works in Canada.
Youth Bridge employs quantitative and qualitative action research approaches and utilizes from studies-findings to develop evidence-based interventions to address identified program.
Youth Bridge engages and uses customized mind reformation and skills building initiatives for social and economic development.
Youth Bridge teaches young people about the foundation elements of governance. Youth Bridge the social structure of leadership, participation, inclusion, accountability and democratic values.
Foundation For Smoke Free World
Rock Flower Partners-USA
Credit Union National Association
New Liberia Media Initiative
African Development Associates
Paramount Young Women Initiative
Youth Development Services
Basic Skills Training Institute
OUR ADDRESSFor more information, you are welcome to contact us Monday to Friday, our office staff is ready to respond to you promptly.
+231 886 714 201
LCUNA Building, Bob Taylor Junction, Paynesville City, R/L.