Providing the refugees with psycho-social counseling in an attempt to deepen their culture of patriotism, as well as inspiring the underprivileged to uphold their own self-reliance, self-determination, self-esteem and self-worth particularly among the youth, with a special focus on young women.
Identifying potentially skilled young men / women among victims of the civil crises, counsel, inspire and train them with relevant skills tailored to the rebuilding process and get them involved. (Please see our aims and objectives for further details).
Please note, when you speak to some one in the language he understands, it goes into his head; but if you can speak to him in his "own language" it will go into his heart - NELSON MANDELA.
At CHRAD, (been established and managed by refugees with first hand experience in refugee's dilemma and with national and human development concern), we believe, we are certainly an unavoidable ambassadors' in the plight of fellow refugees. Our involvement in helping refugees will be very meaningful since we better understand "our own language" and are very determined to foresee social, moral, physical and intellectual / professional growth within Sub-Saharan Africa.
This website contains information about the organization's Background, Vision, Mission, Core Values, Philosophy, Aims and Objectives, Goals (short and long-term), Ways to Support (donate), opportunities for volunteers, achievements and news, photo gallery and how to contact us. Other free services include: - on-line live chat found on the News column, Calculator, Major world's currency convertor, Calendar all at the right side of the home page.
October 4, 2007
CHRAD is an incorporated Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) established by Lawrence Saah Varnie, a Liberian refugee and supported by colleagues as a wake-up call to the need to socially, morally, professionally and economically empower fellow
Refugees while in exile that they could, in times of peace, meaningfully and willingly contribute to the reconstruction of their war torn community.
As a refugee (with first hand experience in the Liberian civil crises) who has acquired some skills while in exile, Lawrence sees it a timely and worthy intervention to contribute to its rebuilding process and assisting the disadvantaged in the sub region by:
It is my fervent hope that your visit to this website will provide you with in-depth knowledge about CHRAD in terms of how it started, its current status and how it intends to grow to be of more benefit to Sub-Saharan Africa as whole.
Comments, contributions in diverse ways are all welcome through our contacts provided within.