Manco Donates US$25K To Disadvantaged youths, ‘Zogos’
The General Manager of Manco Manufacturing Company(Manco), Assad Fadel has made a cash donation of US$25,000 (Twenty five thousand united states dollars) towards the rehabilitation of At-Risk -Youths(ARY) in the country. He made the donation at the official program aimed at raising money to rehabilitate disadvantaged youth known as “Zogos”.
The government of Following the National Fund Drive of the At-Risk-Youths rehabilitation and Empowerment program held at Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Ministerial Complex, Mr. Fadel praised the government of Liberia for the engagement to rehabilitate- the At-Risk-Youths from various ghettos in Montserrado.
Speaking at the one day conference held at the Ministerial Complex on Thursday June 30, 2022, Mr. Fadel said that the company is prepared to employ those At-Risk-Youths that will graduate from the rehabilitation program.
He noted, “We have been planning and working along with the Ministry of Youth and Sports to help the young people of Liberia.”
The government is raising US$13.9M to help rehabilitate the disadvantaged youths over ten year’s period. The government though the president made an initial contribution of over one million dollars.
“As my father used to tell me, that it is a country that is free in accepting other people from different countries.” Mr. Fadel told the conference delegates.
According to him, today the name Zogos had been changed to a better name that people can recognize them as a better person in society.
Manco doors remain open to help the Ministry of Youth and Sports in helping to develop the minds of the At-Risk-Youth in Liberia.
Manco remains prepared to sponsor those At-Risk-Youth that will graduate from the rehabilitation program to any university in Liberia.
“I consider myself as citizen by choice of Liberia”, Mr. Fadel said.
Manco has planned to extend working hands with minister of Youth and Sports, Hon. Zeogar D. Wilson.
MANCO is the vision of Raef Fadel, who founded the Liberia Bleach & Chemicals Company in 1969 and began producing CLORA™ Super Bleach. The company was renamed in 1981 and began adding other products to its roster. It is a proud family-owned business, with three generations of the Fadel family involved in the business, MANCO is an indelible part of the Caldwell community in which it operates. MANCO is committed to maintaining its base of operations in Monrovia, Liberia and to the over 200 Liberians employed in its factory. MANCO has remained operational through multiple coups and conflicts. During the recent outbreak of Ebola, MANCO partnered with the Government of Liberia and international organizations to provide the products desperately needed to stem the tide of infection and disease.