The visiting United States Humanitarian Ambassador, Kimberly Moore along with Professor Carole Hroskocy who arrived in Liberia few weeks ago as guests of the New Dimension of Hope today delivered hundreds of solar system lights for residents of Memeh Town in rural Montserrado County as her initial contribution to the poverty stricken residents of the town.
The occasion which was colorful was graced by hundreds of residents of the towns, officials from the Ministries of Education and Labor as well as others from nearby towns around the Memeh town community expressed gratitude to the visiting team from the United States for brining solar lights to the people of the town.
During the distribution of the solar lights to the town, Madam Moore said she was concern about the well-being of the people of Liberia, making specific reference of young women and girls in order for them to pay more attention to their education, which she noted will brighten their future when sound education is acquire.
She promised the residents that all will be done to collaborate with the New Dimension of Hope in bring a modern educational facilities including the construction of a modern schools that would allow school going kids to acquire sound education which will help to reduce the issue of teenage pregnancies which has engulfed the town as a result of the lack of schools in their location.
Speaking at the occasion on behalf of the Liberian Government, Madam Romelle Horton Deputy Minister for Instruction at the Ministry of Education thanked the American Humanitarian Ambassador for coming to the aid of the people of Liberia, especially by providing these modern solar system lightens to the poverty stricken Liberians.
Minister Horton said the availability of these lights to the people will help in enhancing the combating of criminals at night, and also afford the beneficiaries to have light at night instead of using candles that are most times result to fire outbreak at night.
For his part, the Founder of the New Dimension of Hope (NDH), Mr. Ebenezer Norman called on the residents to join him as he strive to bring relief to them and their school going children in his bid to construct a modern school campus in the area.
He urged them to remain committed in the process of the construction of a modern campus, stressing, “This cannot be done alone, your collective contribution in this regard will help to speedily bring the project to fruition,” Mr. Norman told the Memeh residents.
Singing and dancing overwhelmed the occasion as elders, chiefs, women and youth groups kept pouring praises on Mr. Norman and his visiting United States guest.
As their way of appreciation to their guests, Ms. Moore, Professor Hroskocy and Mr. Norman were gowned and given Liberian traditional names
Prior to distributing of solar lamps to the residents of the town, Ms. Moore and Professor Hroskocy provided biscuits and juices to hundreds of children of the town as a way of the love they have for them.