Congratulations to Global Communities‘ Piet DeVries on his final days our Liberia Country Director! Piet has been instrumental in engaging local leaders and communities to ensure a swift and effective response to the Ebola crisis. He also led our USAID/Liberia WASH program which is helping Liberians to improve their overall health through better water supply systems, sanitation facilities and hygiene practices….
“Through working with you and the traditional leaders, I learned about the real Liberia. Before working with you, I had been in Liberia for more than a year but did not truly know this country and its people. Now, because of our collaboration, I have learned more than I could have imagined. I will always be grateful and humbled by the way you work with your people. Thank you for teaching me that.” Piet DeVries
Though deVries’ tenure as Country Director has come to an end in Liberia, he is now returning to Global Communities’ HQ in Silver Spring to serve as the Senior WASH Technical Advisor where he will remain significantly engaged in all of Liberia’s program activities…. Read full story here
CreditL Piet DeVries/globalcommunities.org/Stephen Farshing