I-Help Liberia Medical Distributes Consignment Of Rice To Several Mosques And Blind School

Students of the Christian Association of the Blind (CAB) receiving the gifts

As Muslims around the world observe the Holy Month of Ramadan, and to pray for the world including Liberia amid the outbreak of  the deadly Coronavirus which continue to ravage the world,  the I-Help Medical Group, a subsidiary of I-Help Liberia Project generously donated several bags of rice to a numbers of Mosques in the country including the Christian Association of the Blind (CAB) as a goodwill gesture towards recognizing these troubling situations they are encountering.

Beneficiaries of the I-Help Liberia Medical Group initiative includes Mosques in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County, Tapeta and Ganta in Nimba County is aimed at bringing relief food to them as Liberia battle with this deadly COVID-19 which has globally ravaged the world including Liberia.

Muslims In Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County Receiving their Gifts

In Nimba County, the Chief Imam of the Ganta Central Mosque, Mohammed Keita and the youth Chairman, Mohammed Dukuly on behalf of the Ganta Central Mosque received these bags of rice intended for their respective Mosques.

Similar distribution was also made to Imams of the Central Mosques in Tapeta, Nimba County, and Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County, with the recipients expressing thanks and appreciation to the I-Help Liberia Medial Group for the donation.

Muslims in Ganta receiving their gifts from Mr. Abraham Jabateh

Making the presentation of the food items to the recipients, the National Coordinator of I-Help Liberia Project in Liberia, Mr. Abraham Jabateh, gave special recognition to the Liberian Mandingo Association of New York (LIMANY) and the I-HELP Liberia Project at Hunter College High School for their supports.

Mr. Jabateh who appeared excited for the kind gesture of the donation said he was grateful on behalf of I-Help Liberia Medial Group to be a part of this donation, stressing “ Our brothers and sisters from the I-Help Medical Group, a subsidiary of I-Help Liberia Project which I am the Coordinator here in Liberia are seriously  concerned about your dilemma and wellbeing during these difficult times when this deadly Coronavirus is ravaging the world, including Liberia,” Mr. Jabateh delivering the food items to the recipients said.

For their part, the heads of each of the receiving groups in their rather joyous mood, gladly thanked Mr. Jabateh for the donation, and prevailed on him to extend their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the donors for their pensiveness for thinking about their Muslims brothers and sisters back home.

In Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County making the presentation on behalf of I-Help Liberia Medical, Dr. Varmuyan A. Kromah presented the consignment of rice to the Muslims of Zwedru on April 22, 2020.  The gift was received by Mr, Amara Konneh, Chairman of Zwedru Muslims along with 4 Imams representing the 4 Mosques in Zwedru. The chairman and his team of Imams were very happy and they prayed for the organization, the founder of I-Help Liberia and supporting partners.

In Monrovia, the Deputy Chief Executive of I-Help Liberia Medical Group, Dr. Gassimu Kaba along with some members of the Group presenting the food items to the Christian Association of the Blind (CAB) on the Monrovia Robertsfield Highway, said such initiative to distribute food items was a way of his group concern for the wellbeing of the less fortunate people including the blind during these difficult times.

Dr. Kaba speaking further, also expressed thanks and appreciation to the leadership of CAB which has over the years helped to shoulder the responsibility of blind children in Liberia, adding, “This little gift to the blind is our own way of expressing our thanks and appreciation to you, we pray that our visit here will not be the last,” Dr. Kaba amid smiles on the faces of the blind students and the founder, Mr. Beyan Kota stressed.

For his part, Mr. Beyan Kota expressed thanks and appreciation to these young Liberian medical doctors and the I-Help Liberia Medical Group for their thoughtfulness, and called on the group to extend his gratitude to I-Help Liberia Project for this generosity.

In his message from his assignment abroad, Dr. Jonathan Minagogo Hart, the Chief Executive Officer of the group via social media extend its profound thanks and appreciation to the Liberian Mandingo Association of New York and the I-Help Liberia Project of the Hunter College High School in New York, for their endless supports towards strengthening the capacity of the I-Help Liberia Medical Group in supporting and buttressing the efforts of government in the fight against this deadly Coronavirus disease.

Noting, “We are also happy that we can identify with our fellow citizens and other residents of our country during this period of fear and confusion. We also want to reassure the general public of our organization continue efforts to make life more comfortable for them during this period as being manifested in our efforts to produce additional 3000 home-made face masks and at the same time continue the distributions of food items around the country. Together we can defeat this common enemy. Every contribution is important and staying home is the single most important contribution towards this quest to conquer our enemy. So we say to everyone that you can make your contribution by STAYING HOME!!! PLEASE STAY HOME!!” Dr. Hart in his communication said.

 

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.