Prior to taking office at mayor of Bentol, Liberia, Christine Tolbert Norman founded R.E.A.P (Restoration of Educational Advancement Programs) which teaches the youth of Liberia about Christ, helps them develop good character traits, and trains them in skills for making a living. Now that she is mayor, she is not going to stop her work with R.E.A.P. In fact, she is going to use her platform as mayor to focus on reaching the orphans and disadvantaged youth of her town. Her hope is that some of the youth that go through R.E.A.P. will become leaders in Bentol.
(Photo of Christine Tolbert Norman and Andy Napier)