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Restoring dignity

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Empowering Lives

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Keeping Peace

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Who We Are

Higher Ground International is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that works with women, girls and former child soldiers who were traumatized by the 14 years civil wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone. We're working to bring the "village" together to create healing by integrating and establishing real families for a contingent of young "throw-a ways" who are struggling to find their way...Read More >

Helping at Home and Abroad

Helping at Home and Abroad

“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I ... Read more

The Making of a Child Soldier

The Making of a Child Soldier

"If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on ... Read more

OUR DYNAMIC TEAM

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Benvinda Cruz

Benvinda Cruz

Product Developer - Benvinda Cruz is a very talented seamstress and business own...

Solomon Patray

Solomon Patray

Outreach & Youth Coordinator - Solomon is the Past Founder of the Veteran Ch...

Lincoln Ward

Lincoln Ward

WEB DEVELOPER - Works at the University of Pittsburgh in marketing and communica...

Ponsford Nimneh

Ponsford Nimneh

Country Director – Sierra Leone. Ponsford was born in Liberia, and grew up in Si...

Topher Hamblett

Topher Hamblett

Resource advisor: Foundation of West Africa’s founder and president. He served a...

Mrs Alfreda Barclay

Mrs Alfreda Barclay

Rural Development Coordinator -Liberia: Sweetie is the matriarch and tireless ad...

Augustus Menyongai

Augustus Menyongai

Country Director - LIBERIA: Gus is a native born Liberian, who from the inceptio...

Anthony Abu

Anthony Abu

Photographer / Creative Director - was born in Liberia along the west coast of A...

Samuel Koroma

Samuel Koroma

Board Member - Treasurer: Internship and Project Coordinator at Plan USA, a chil...

Simon Vecchioni

Simon Vecchioni

Board Member - Youth Coordinator: Simon is a 2013 graduate of Brown University, ...

Gloria Benson

Gloria Benson

Board Member: M.S. Human Development and Family Studies, graduate of the Univers...

Michael Mooiman

Michael Mooiman

Board Member: Business Turnaround and Metallurgical Process Consultant. Teacher,...

Marida Hollos, PhD

Marida Hollos, PhD

Board Member: Professor of Anthropology at Brown University. She received her Ph...

Mackenzie L’Maree

Mackenzie L’Maree

President Board of Directors: A Former Auto Industry Executive and Model, - Mack...

Michelle Morin

Michelle Morin

Communications Director: Currently Associate Professor at Johnson & Wales Un...

Henrietta White-Holder

Henrietta White-Holder

Founder & Ex. Director: Higher Ground International has been established thr...