About the Finalist:
"Founded in 1985, IMANI HOUSE (IHI) is an award-winning nonprofit organization headquartered in Brooklyn, NY, and in Liberia, West Africa. Our mission is to work with marginalized women, youth, and families to alleviate poverty by providing educational programs and support services that help residents take responsibility for their lives and surroundings and build viable neighborhoods.
In Brooklyn we offer GED Prep, ESOL, Math Classes and Information & Referrals. In Liberia we offer Adult Education in the form of Literacy and Math Classes and a Maternal & Child Health Care Clinic, which in addition to medical care also provides public health information campaigns and training.
Most recently IHI worked with Proliteracy to produce and disseminate the Women’s Health Education Manual (a public health information clinic and surrounding areas. In addition, Proliteracy has provided financial support to our Adult Education programs in both the U.S. and Liberia for many years. IHI is a 501(C)(3) Nonprofit agency."