Mission, Goals, Objectives

The overriding mission for Franciscan Works is to empower children in Liberia with faith and education. We implement this mission by providing a quality academic and faith-based Catholic education to our students, imparting life skills training to prepare the children for adult responsibilities.

Our education program at its core is a community development effort that will one day provide tangible economic benefits. The objective is to produce educated adults of character and integrity who can support themselves and their families and contribute to their national economy through a productive career.  It requires years of dedication and investment to bring this about.  The challenge is very difficult in countries that experience intergenerational poverty, lack a strong commitment to an educational infrastructure, and/or have been virtually destroyed by war.