Kaprie Kanu, born on December 20, 1985 has over nine (9) years of experience working directly with grassroots communities focusing on the capacity building of marginalized young people (disabled and non-disabled) in post war Liberia.
As the current, National Executive Coordinator/Founder for the Youth Partnership for Peace and Development (YPPD) Liberia, he frequently travels to the rural communities of Liberia, conducting interviews with the program stakeholders for fundraising purposes. This has enabled him to identify with and analyze the challenges of education and livelihood in the grassroots communities.
Kaprie is also the Founder of the Centre for Inclusion and Empowerment (CIE) Liberia, a project for which he won an award for in Kerala State, India, during his one (1) year scholarship training course in Social Entrepreneurship in 2010. Having been trained in social entrepreneurship development, he is helping marginalized young Liberians in his community to be inform, involve, inspire and celebrate social change led for and by youth of post war Liberia. He is also a “Disability Rights Activist”/Social Worker and previously served as the Administrative Assistant to the National President of the National Union of Organizations of the Disabled, the umbrella federation for all Disabled People Organizations in Liberia and currently, the Administrative/Finance Officer for the Liberia Christian Handicapped Organization (all are volunteer jobs).
He is skilled in advocacy, lobbying, counseling, computer (software application and installation), including multiple social media outlets. Kaprie holds a Diploma in Psychosocial Counseling, Child Care and Child Protection, Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship Development with special emphasis on project planning, management and implementation, social marketing, website designing and a Certificate in MS Office 2003/2007/2010 Application Package, and Certificate in MS Office 2003/2007 Packages.
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