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Organization Contact Information

Name: Liberia Grassroot Soccer Development Initiative (LIGSDI)
Street 1: 1st Floor Old Sheila Cinema Building
Street 2: Carey Street
City: Monrovia
Province: Montserrado
Post Code: 1000
Country: Liberia
Phone: +231-886-454831
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: James
Last Name: Koryor
Title: National Program Director
Phone: +231-770-172157

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Morris
Last Name: Zodua
Title: Project Coordinator
Phone: +231-880-845387

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
The Liberia Grassroot Soccer Development Initiative (LIGSDI) is a re-branded program of the Consolidated Youth for Peace & Development (COYPED) developed in 2013.

LIGSDI is the leader in grassroot sports-based children and youth development program in Liberia. From promoting health to inspiring leadership and teamwork, LIGSDI utilize the power of Sports especially soccer to change the lives of hundreds of disadvantaged and less fortunate youths and children through its programs across Liberia.

Using soccer as a tool, LIGSDI will strive to overcome discrimination, improve health and combat disease, promote gender equality, fight violence and promote water, sanitation & hygiene. Thus, achieving the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

COYPED through the Liberia Grassroot Soccer Development Initiative will conduct massive awareness and sensitization on TB prevention, care and support through soccer.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
LIGSDI is expected to establish partnership with the national TB control program soon and will focus on information dissemination on awareness & sensitization using soccer as a tool.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Liberia
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
LIGSDI plan to raise awareness on the TB


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: April 18, 2016
Last updated: May 14, 2016