A charity organization (Hands of Hope Foundation), in collaboration with the Weala District Conference of the United Methodist Church has donated assorted medical materials worth over US$10,000 to the Boway and Garmu Health Centers in Bong County.
The materials include modern delivery and surgical beds, cartons of personal protective equipment (PPEs), beddings, scales and surgical equipment among others.
Cartons of assorted food items including beefs, egg dust, milk and begs of beans were also presented to the citizens of the two towns.
Presenting the items Wednesday May 27, 2015, the Superintendent of the Weala District Conference Rev. Paye Cooper Mondolo said the donation is intended to help save the lives of citizens of Garmu and its surrounding towns and villages.
“We have come just to identify with all of you and see what we can do in our own cluster as to helping our various institutions, we visited here before so we have come now to give you these medical items to help save the lives of our people and whatsoever we are able to do now and even in the future we will do them in order to ease the healthcare delivery problems at this clinic and open the Boway Clinic so the lives of our people will be saved;” he explained.
Rev. Mondolo said he believes the items donated will help ease the health needs of the people and improve the healthcare delivery system in the areas.
At the same time, Care International in collaboration with the ABC Foundation Liberia, a local NGO based in Weala, Margibi County has embarked on the distribution of anti-Ebola materials in the area. The materials include 255 hand washing buckets and 6 cartons of soap.
The General Secretary of the ABC Foundation Liberia, Nathaniel Teagbay said the materials were given to the Organization to be distributed among the Citizens of part of District #5.
According to him, the foundation has been involved in creating awareness and the distribution of some anti-Ebola materials noted that the materials were made available by one of their biggest partners (Care International) aimed at encouraging the citizens not to be complacent despite of the pronouncement that Liberia is now Ebola free.
“During the outbreak of the Ebola virus we have been involved in creating awareness and the distribution some anti-Ebola materials, the County Health Team recognized our Institution and other partners like Care has been working with them and has been involved in the distribution of buckets soap among others and had been working with us so they called us and said while it is truth that the pronouncement has been made that Liberia is free from Ebola they don’t want their people to be complacent so they gave 255 buckets with six cartons of soap,” he explained.