The National Chairlady of a group of women under the banner ‘Ladies for Weah,’ Madam Anastacia S. Foryoh says they are confident of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) government headed by President George Manneh Weah.
According to Madam Foryoh, to ensure to the success of the government, they will continue to work as they did during the presidential and legislative elections in 2017.
“We are confident that the CDC led government under the leadership and stewardship of President George Manneh Weah will make strides towards the development of Liberia and the lives of Liberians.
“We are proud of our efforts and we remain thankful to the Liberian People for electing His Excellency Dr. George Manneh Weah as President of Liberia and Her Excellency Madam Jewel Howard Taylor as Vice President,” Madam Foryoh said.
She indicated that the Ladies for Weah has decided to be a proponent of the Pro-Poor Agenda and will do everything to ensure that this government succeeds.
“Ladies for Weah intends to be an asset to the Pro-Poor Agenda of this government, in support of this, we are conducting tailoring training classes in Cato’s Town, Pleemu Clan, Todee District and soap making training classes in Queyondoe, Township of Cheesemanburg and as well as supporting other initiative,” she added.
Accordingly, in an interview with reporter, madam Foryoh noted in her statement during their first-year anniversary observance that since the election of her party’s presidential and vice-presidential candidates, they have turned their attention to activities towards youth and women empowerment and wellbeing.
“In one year, we joined others, fought for and won Victory, we now move to economic empowerment for youth and women in support of the Pro-Poor Agenda of the CDC led government.
“We have successfully completed training of 17 young people in Liberia culture dances, acrobatics and drumbeating, Saturday, August 11, we will certificate about forty women who have completed our soap making training course,” Madam Foryoh asserted.
In furtherance, the women group head revealed their future plans that entail four goals to be pursued prior to the next presidential campaign.
She said, “helping groups and communities that are already engaged to form cooperative sector to promote the government, network to have the members of ladies for Weah utilized in both the public and private sectors to promote the government pro poor agenda, undertake various fundraisers and promotional programs in support of it activities and having Ladies for Weah become a full-fledged auxiliary under the women wing of CDC are their goals”.
Foryoh has expressed gratitude to the members of the group for their commitment to the work and has called on women of the country to give their full support to the government and carry out initiatives to improve their lives, communities and country.
The group was organized by former Montserrado County Superintendent Rupel E. Marshall and was launched August 6, 2018 while serving as member of the CDC 2017 National Campaign Committee.
Meanwhile, the Women group head is a student at the United Methodist University with the group membership of 50 in Montserrado, Grand Cape Mount and Bomi Counties.