Former Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain and France National team soccer star Mamadou Sakho has ended a day long Humanitarian Outreach in Monrovia and Paynesville respectively.
Sakho visited the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, identifying with new born babies and their mothers. He as part of his Humanitarian Outreach presented medical supplies to the Hospital’s administration.
The French International star also visited the Monrovia Central Prison and Rock of Devine Children’s Orphanage in Paynesville presenting food items which included rice, oil, sugar amongst others.
Presenting the items, Sakho, a Senegalese born in France said he was happy identifying with people of his kind.
He said it is often good to identify with others most especially the less fortunate.
” The welfare of children especially orphans should be the concern of everyone,” he added.
Sakho encouraged kids at the Orphanage to see their challenging moment as an opportunity to succeed.
“Hard work should always be the key to achieving your goals,” he told the kids.
He wants them always think positive and move forward. Sakho told them to use the success story of Liberia President George Weah as a case study.
“President George Weah has a good success story, a story that worth listening to,” he narrated.
According to the Monrovia City Council (MCC) Sakho was accompanied by his wife and two kids to Liberia. The Coalition for Democratic Change Chairman Mulbah K. Morlu was also part of the Humanitarian Outreach.
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