As the Liberian government and international partners strive in eradicating the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, some local non-governmental organizations have joined the fight, one of such is the Docas Women Initiative.
The local women group under the guidance of Pastor Sarah Coumbili, during the festival season donated several items to residents of both Parker Corner and Dodo Town communities in Brewerville Township, Montserrado County valued over L$50,000.
The Dorcas Women Initiative of Liberia, a humanitarian organization has been donating to the Brewerville community since the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
Items donated, which include rice, clothes, choleras, deltas, alcohols, soap of all kinds put smile on the faces of hundreds of people in the both communities.
Speaking to The NewDawn Sunday following the exercise, Chief Executive Officer, Rev. Madam Coumbili said her group started the donation exercise in Parker Corner G-4 Community on December 21, 2014, where the residents were in total jubilation with many of the recipients singing praises to God.
Again, on January 1, 2015, the humanitarian organization continued with the exercise, this time in the Dodo Town Community in Brewerville donated Alcohols, water guides, Choleras, both washing and tie soaps, rice and among things.
The Presentation was made by the Chief Executive Officer Sarah Coumbili on behalf of the Women Organization.
She however expressed thanks and appreciations to their donors Mr. Jerry Koon-Carpenter and Asaad Fadel from the Mano Manufacturing Company who have been helping them financially to carry on their Ebola awareness.
Speaking on behalf of the recipients, Madam Vera Queen Momo thanks the group for putting smiles on the faces of the less fortunate. “We’re overwhelmed with the items, interestingly, these things came at the rightful time, some of us, and our children were not anticipating of wearing new clothes, today, your donation will make children
The community dwellers were overwhelm with joy while receiving their food and anti Ebola materials. They thanked the Women Organization for the stand they took by helping them with food and anti Ebola materials.
Therefore, Madam Momo said they are grateful to the humanitarian organization for giving them food during this Ebola outbreak because they said money business hard during the Ebola time and no food. They said that the materials will be used for the internal purpose.
The Dorcas Women Initiative is a humanitarian organization that helps the less fortunate and also to help stop teenage pregnancy, to provide empowerment for children on the street and to help those that cannot afford.
By Ethel A. Tweh