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World Bank 60Million Support Helps Liberians Gain Access To Electricity

The Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank has approved a new US$60 million International Development Association credit for the Liberian government to help continue to expand affordable electricity services to businesses and households in order to spur economic growth, create jobs, and reduce poverty

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Liberia Has High Enrollment of Students, but 82% Dropout Rate for 12th Grade

Liberia has among the highest percentage of youth in school, estimated at 62 percent, according to a report released by The World Bank on out of school children in Africa. This figure is greater than that of Rwanda, Zambia, Ghana, and Cote D’Ivoire, to name a few. However, 82 percent of twelfth graders in Liberia drop out of school.

The Economic Impact of Ebola in Monrovia

Since the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia, there is an enormous decline in the Liberian economy.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the current Ebola outbreak is the largest and most complex Ebola outbreak since the Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976. In addition, it has touched every sector of the country including the economy, health system, government and the education amongst others.

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