Mrs. Roberta N. Brown Cooper is currently the President of the Marylanders for Progress (Liberia), Inc., (MFP); an organization that was formed to cultivate a cordial relationship between Marylanders at home and abroad; especially in post war Liberia. However, through the leadership of Mrs. Roberta N. Brown Cooper, the organization has gone above and beyond the call of duty by assisting Marylanders through education, capacity building, and much more to address the social economic needs of the county in addition to the support rendered by the GOL.
A short listing of the Initiatives undertaken by this auspicious body is attached below:
2011: Donated additional 154 classroom chairs, office furniture and equipment, library furniture, and computers to W.V.S. Tubman University. Donated children’s books and clothing to the Lu Klayene Orphanage in Hoffman Station, Harper.
2010: Donated 164 classroom chairs, office equipment provided Honda North America, and computers to W.V.S. Tubman University. Donated children’s toys to Lu Klayene Orphanage in Hoffman Station, Harper. Shipped children’s books donated by the Lutherville Elementary School in Baltimore, Maryland to Newake Girls School in Barrobo District. Donated office furniture to the Pleebo City Corporation.
2009: Developed the County’s Economic Empowerment Road Map. Promoted Maryland County Women at the International Colloquium on Women Empowerment. Shipped a forty foot container of clothing and hospital bedding donated by the Japan Relief Clothing Center (JRCC).
2008: MFP President visited Maryland County and launched the “Chairs for School” fund raising project.
2007: Provided funding to conduct Needs Assessment of Maryland County; Opened local offices in Monrovia and Harper City; Provided walkers, glucometers, beddings, blood pressure cuffs and stethoscopes for hospital and much more.