The government of Liberia initiated the Liberian Education Advancement Program (LEAP) in 2016 after years of civil conflict, which had shattered lives as well as 80% of the country’s school infrastructure, and the compounded crisis of the Ebola epidemic. LEAP is a public-private partnership that delivers 100% tuition-free primary education throughout Liberia, from early childhood education through grade 6. Non-state school partners build additional public school capacity by sharing know-how in the areas of school management, educational pedagogy and teaching excellence.
We invest in LEAP as part of LGT Venture Philanthropy’s education strategy to support solutions which provide high-quality primary education and, in turn, promote global learning and employability. We provide comprehensive support across three areas:
pupils enrolled in LEAP schools