The Liberia Coca-Cola Bottling Company (LCCBC) on Tuesday, Sept. 16, donated medical supplies worth over US$48,000 to the National Task Force on Ebola.
The presentation ceremony was held in the compound of the LCCBC in Paynesville outside Monrovia.
The donation, according to Victor B. George, Public Affairs and Communication Manager, contains materials that will be used to protect health workers around the country.
In a welcome remark, George said LCCBC was donating water and beverages, thermometers, money, buckets and bleaches to at least 12 hospitals, clinics and communities, through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Monrovia.
He promised that the LCCBC will continue to do so until the end of this pandemic.
He said the LCCBC made a commitment to the Liberian Government to deliver to the National Task Force 500 cases of water, which have an equivalent of 6,000 bottles every month.
He added that their commitment to fight against the Ebola Virus is in the tone of US$200,000 or more.
Receiving the donation on behalf of the Task Force, the head of the Ebola Task Force, Mr. Dorbor Jallah extended gratitude to the LCCBC for their effort in fighting this deadly disease and assured the LCCBC that the Ebola Treatment Units will not go without water as a result of donations by LCCBC and others.
Mr. Jallah also said that they will do all in their power to ensure that the items are used for their intended purpose.
Meanwhile, the head of the task force also used the medium to call on other companies in and out of Liberia to join in the fight against this deadly scourge.