As part of the measures to maintain zero no new cases of Ebola by the end of December, the Liberia Education Project, LEP has donated several items, including dozens of hand washing buckets, several cartons of Clorox, disinfectants amongst others to several towns and villages in Grand Bassa, Bomi and Margibi counties.
The donation was followed by a tour and Ebola awareness within the three counties.
During the tour of the three counties, LEP conducted awareness on how Liberians in general can maintain ‘No new case of Ebola’ by the end of December 2014.
It was followed by the demonstration of how to measure properly anti-Ebola materials like Clorox and klin tide soap.
Some of the areas that benefited from the awareness and distribution of the anti-Ebola materials are Fortsville, Hartford, Diggs Town, Floh Town, Mondaygar Town and BIA Market, all in Grand Bassa
In Bomi, the people of Vicent Town, Quendi Township, Cheesemanburg and Nezoe Town, amongst others, were beneficiaries of LEP’s awareness and distribution of anti-Ebola materials.
The tour ended in Margibi County with Weala Market, Compound Market, Vahnyeanah Town, Gwegborloisue and Velleygar Town. All of these towns benefitted from the donations.
Presenting the items at separate venues, the Chief Financial Officer of LEP called on residents of the mentioned communities and towns to keep the fire burning for the fight against Ebola.
Seelu Madehdou encouraged the residents to continue all measures announced by health practitioners to keep their communities safe and free of Ebola.
In separate responds, community leaders, heads of markets and towns thanked LEP and promised to maintain the fight against Ebola.
They used the opportunity and called on other humanitarian organizations to copy the example of the Liberia Education Project if the fight against Ebola must be successful.
The materials are being made possible through the Liberia Education Project in partnership with Friends of Liberia (FOL) in America.
Receiving the items on behalf of the people of Quendi, the Township Commissioner of Quendi thanked LEP saying, the organization has demonstrated love for his people.
Thomas Cassell said awareness carried out by the organization has further strengthened measures put in place to fight the Ebola Virus.
According to him, LEP’s Ebola Awareness team explained in depth the dangers and way forward for Ebola.
In Margibi where the distribution of the awareness and distribution of the materials ended, several leaders of markets, towns and community thanked LEP for the gesture saying, it was the first time for others to reach them with anti-Ebola materials and in depth awareness about the danger of the virus.
The awareness and distribution of the materials came at the time the Liberian leader, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has launched a nationwide ‘Ebola Must Go Campaign’ aimed at making Liberia to be prepared to be declared Ebola free by the end of December 2014.