-As 2,000 Women of WIPNET To Benefit
By Mark N. Mengonfia
Two thousand women from seven of Liberia’s 15 counties have started benefiting from the annual donation of Alfalit Liberia. According to Mrs. Evelyn Kpadeh Seagbeh who heads the communication department of the institution, the donation is done by Alfalit Liberia with support from Alfalit International.
Speaking over the weekend during the distribution of the items to the women, Mrs. Seagbeh said the institution this year targeted 2,000 women of WIPNET from Bong, Lofa, Bomi, Grand Bassa, Margibi, Gbarpolu and Montserrado Counties.
Giving a background of the support of Alfalit Liberia to WIPNET, Mrs. Seagbeh indicated that it all started in 2008 when their institution saw the need to identify with those women who abandoned their activities only to seek the face of God on behalf of Liberia.
“Some of them here today are single mothers, others are widows who are focus on interceding for our country,” she added.
The items that are being distributed included: 2,000 bags of rice, 333 cartons of vegetable oil, 83 cartons of beans, 100 cartons of vita or chicken -cube and 6 bundles of lappas.
During a brief program before the start of the distribution, Mr. Philip Kollie who is the Acting National Network Coordinator of the West African Network for Peace Building WANEP- Liberia praised Alfalit for identifying with the women in these difficult times.
“We are very happy for this donation,” he added.
In an exuberance mood, some of the women were heard singing a song of happiness, they said “thanks to Alfalit for this rice because things are very hard this time”.
Old lady Roseline Kollie praised the institution for identifying with them.
The women mostly elderly were seen joyfully being escorted by their children and grandchildren as they took their ration home.
Giving a breakdown of the distributions, the Alfalit communication boss said ” this is how we are going to do the donation”.
|Gboiyee Tarr Town||Grand Bassa||71||71||142||71||35.5|
|Moncray Town||Grand Bassa||47||47||94||47||23.5|
|TOTAL in Pieces||2000||2000||4000||2000||1000|
|TOTAL in Cartoons||0||333||83||100|