Does anyone have experience of working and living in Liberia?
April 27, 2012 8:27 AM Subscribe
Working and living in Liberia
I am looking for some adventure in Africa. I am in early 30s and have been offered a position in Liberia with a salary of USD2500. If I work for a year then the package gives me salary for 13 months. At the moment, the company is offering me health benefits. I have never been to Africa so I am curious how things are and if I should go for this offer.
- My first and foremost concern is living conditions and security. Yesterday, Charles Taylor was found guilty at The Hague and BBC reported riots in Liberian capital. I don't know about security in this country.
- How much does it cost to live a decent life? I understand that I can not expect fancy/upscale homes but with Liberian standard how much I will be shelling out a month?
- How is the healthcare system? Is there private healthcare that I can access if I need it?
- How is it to work with Liberian workforce? Mostly, I will working in marketing.
Thanks in advance.
P. S. - I am posting this message on behalf of a friend, so if he has any additional questions, will comment in the thread.