The Vice President of the Delaware Africa Caribbean Coalition (DACC)
Mr. Thomas Grant calls for collaboration and coordination among
Liberians, saying, it is essential towards achieving development and
DACC is a non-profit organization of all Diaspora Africans residing in Delaware that promote and facilitate development in Delaware and Africa, and at the same time empower people of African descent through education, economic development, cultural diversity and social integration as well as networking.
Speaking in an interview with reporters in Monrovia, Mr. Grant underscores it is about time Liberians keep the spirit of unity to make the country habitable for its
future generation, adding that the future of Liberia depends on every Liberian.
Leading a six-man delegation here to conduct an assessment in several sectors, he says the DACC wants to contribute where necessary and buttress government’s initiative that will benefit ordinary Liberians.
Grant notes that the focus sectors for Liberia now are Health, Educational, Agriculture, and Tourism, among others, disclosing that the DACC started with the educational sector and have 17 females from Liberia currently studying at the University of Delaware.
He thanks Montserrado County Senator Saah Joseph for contacting the DACC to
extend help to Liberia.
“We are all Liberians in Delaware, who think that it is our obligation
to come back home and give back to our country,” he says.
At the same time, executive secretary Massa Dopoh says despite challenges Liberians are faced with, they still have strength for developing the country, noting the reception they received from Ministers, Representatives and Senators shows that they all want to push Liberia forward in terms of development. By Bridgett Milton–Editing by Jonathan Browne