Monday, December 31, 2007
Ready to be Counted!
This morning a nice man named Sylvester came by from LISGIS - the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services - to mark our home in preparation for the 2008 Census. Liberians are to be counted for the first time since 1984!
Interestingly, the 2008 Census will not only focus on the number of people, but also on the quality of our housing, and other socio-economic conditions. Data collected will be used as a tool for development - helping the government and its partners form policies and appropriate programs to help us reduce poverty and meet the Millenium Development Goals.
I'm so glad my family is here at this time in our history, ready to be counted!