Beyan Howard, Liberian Media Initiative Reporter [LMI]

Beyan graduated from the University of Liberia with a Major in Mass Communication, and a minor in International Relations. He has been working in the media for the past five years, and joined the Liberian Media Initiative one year ago.

About Beyan Howard

Education Delayed, But Not Denied

Benjamin Menyongar is finally a high school graduate this summer. Now the 30-year-old from Cestos City wants the same for his three children after passing the West African Examination Council (WAEC) test. Benjamin suffered through 14 years of civil war and was abused by rebels who forced him to work for them. It delayed his education and ultimate dream — to go to college in Monrovia. That is a particular difficulty for Liberains who live in rural areas, far from the city. Benjamin returned … [Read more...]