I want to help other former child soldiers

My name is Morris Matadi and I'm a Liberian former child soldier who participated from the ages of 11 to 20. I can remember that my dad asked me one day at the dinner table who I really wanted to be, and I said I wanted to become an air

How returning $50,000 changed school boy’s life

The 19-year-old, dressed in a school uniform of sky blue shirt and navy shorts, looks incongruous in a class full of pupils at least six years younger than him. But the one-time primary school dropout is happy. Last year, he was

Helene Cooper: Returning home to Liberia

American Journalist and correspondent of the New York Times, Helene Cooper has had to live a rather upside-down life, after having to flee her home country in Liberia. Helene remembers growing up in Monrovia, Liberia as a very