Orphan Concern Liberia and its partners held a fair for dozens of orphaned children at the Monrovia City Park on Easter Sunday at the Monrovia City Park. The children were not able to spend the holidays with their parents who they lost, some during the Ebola outbreak.
It was exciting seeing the many children, including some who were clearly still traumatized by their loss, happy and excited as a culture troop, consisted of orphans as well, music, food and an Easter egg hunt was carried out.
The Founder of Orphan Concern Liberia, Amos Sawboh, has over the years fought tirelessly to see to it that orphans are helped, placed in school and supported. He has become a great relief for the children. This holiday, he thought it very necessary to give the children the love that comes with the holiday and to spread the word to the children that God loves them.
Among those that graced the occasion were: Satta F. Sheriff Speaker of the Children Parliament, who “took up time to speak to our kids and inspired us,” Sawboh said; and David from the Ministry of Gender, a young man who believes in the cause of children.
Sawboh also acknowledged the “journalists with a humanitarian heart that took up time to speak and serve the food for the kids.”
Amongst others who attended were, Fidel Saydee and Kelvin Kpakolo Teikah, the manager and staff of Chevron Park, and the Crack Team at Orphans Concern-Liberia.
Amos says he looks forward to using the park for further events like this one, and encouraged the orphans to continue living with strength and hope of a better future.