Building Markets Training Manager, Kula Thompson-Williams, delivers a training session.

Exciting Developments for Building Markets Liberia

Since 2011, Building Markets has implemented the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Sustainable Marketplace Initiative-Liberia (SMI-L). Initially s... More
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What Can the Mining Sector Do for Liberia?

A new report by Building Markets, called “Leaving a Trace: The Potential Economic Impacts of Mining in Liberia,” is the nation’s first in-depth mining sector overview re... More
P.S. Moneyman King at the 2013 MSME Conference & Trade Fair.

Building Markets’ Services Work, Just Ask Covenant Ventures

Building Markets works regularly with hundreds of businesses with varying degrees of business acumen. A few stand out above the rest, one of which is Covenant Ventures Corpora... More
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Watch our Work in Action

Watch Building Markets' work in action with this video.... More
SMI-L's 2014 Market Overview Report

Taking Stock of Liberia’s Economy

The report uses data collected through a combination of secondary source reviews and surveys to share highlights on the status and outlook of the Liberian marketplace. Primary... More

When a Simple SMS Leads to a Big Contract

Ruth Coker Collins is changing the civil engineering landscape in Liberia. After the civil war ended in 2003, a US Embassy scholarship allowed her to study civil engineering a... More
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Building Markets Events Result in Business Matches

Yei Gwilkolo began her business center of the same name in 2004 by selling oranges and roasted corn, but she wanted to do more. Using savings and rent from one of the apartme... More
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A Nimba County Woodshop Wins Clients

Ebenezer M. Belleh started his carpentry shop called That’s Jesus Again with three employees in Nimba County in 2012. He began by selling unfinished products, such as timber... More
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How Joint Ventures Lead to Contracts for Liberian SMEs

  Lebbie S. Fallah (pictured at right) started his business as a partnership called Kingdom Business Inc. in 2007, initially selling rice and cement. One year later Falla... More
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Laying the Foundations for Social Entrepreneurship in Liberia

At Building Markets in Liberia we believe that job creation can be a powerful tool for peace. Increased employment decreases poverty, and many argue that countries with lower ... More

Building Markets’ Name Gains Trust for Business

Lydia Boi is passionate about helping people, which fits well for someone who is a nurse and midwife. She will never forget a Scottish nurse she used to work with who had type... More

Taking to the Airwaves Part II

As written in an earlier post, radio is very powerful in Liberia, which is why we created a series of radio dramas explaining Building Markets’ services in Liberian English.... More

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