Originally Published by Forbes June 29, 2015
As the direct effects of the Ebola epidemic become less visible in Liberia, the work of economic and social recovery is just beginning, and it will likely span generations. Today, unemployment is raging and growth projections for the country have been cut in half, from 6.8 percent to 3 percent.
The situation, no matter how seemingly dire, is a clarion call for social entrepreneurs who see such challenges as meaningful opportunities for transformation. Indeed, if ever there were a time and place to achieve outsized and transformative impact, it’s now and it’s in West Africa.