The Light International School System in Sinkor on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, donated several bags of rice to the Group of 77 at Newport Street, Monrovia, Liberia.The Light International School System has been one of the leading international school systems in Liberia since its establishment in the county in 2006.
Presenting the bags of rice, the Principal of the school Mr. Etem Taniskan said the donation was part of his institution’s means of identifying with the disabled.‘’ The donation is meant to buttress efforts of the administration of the Group of 77 in providing rations for persons with disabilities in Liberia’’ Mr. Taniskan added. ‘’ The gesture is just one of several donations the Light International School System has made to people with special needs in Liberia.’’
Mr. Taniskan pointed out that as long as the Light International School System continues to operate in Liberia, it will always implement outreach programs that will bring relief to the underprivileged and less fortunate in the Liberian society.
Receiving the bags of rice on behalf of the Group of 77, the Executive Director Madam Wayfa F. Ciapha thanked The Light International School System for their continuous assistance to the persons with disabilities in Liberia.
‘’Light International School System has been among our regular and biggest donors over the years,’’ Madam Ciapha said. ‘’I consider the donation from your institution as timely, and I promise that my leadership will use the rice for the intended beneficiaries.’’
In a happy mood, some of the beneficiaries and their Program Officer, Mr. Isaac T. Kiba, lauded the efforts of the school and call for more assistance to the Group of 77.
The Group of 77 is catering to more than 10,000 persons with disabilities throughout Liberia.The group was established by former Liberian President William R. Tolbert, Jr. in 1977 upon his return from the United Kingdom where he got impressed by the way persons with disabilities in the UK were being catered to.-Press release