WLCU Gives 250,000 Surgical Masks to Gov’t.

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WLCU President Ahmed Wazni presenting the donated items to GSA Director General Mary Broh

The World Lebanese Cultural Union of Liberia (WLCU) has donated 250,000 surgical Masks as its continuous assistance to combating COVID-19 in Liberia. The surgical masks, intended for hospitals, clinics and health centers, is estimated at U$100,000.

Presenting the Masks to the Government of Liberia through the General Service Agency (GSA), WLCU President Ahmed Wazni said the Lebanese community is obliged to assist Government fight and prevent the spread of the disease. He assured the Lebanese community’s continuous commitment to assisting government succeed in the COVID-19 fight to restore normalcy in Liberia.

Receiving the cartoons of Surgical Masks, GSA Director General Mary Broh commended the Lebanese community for their continuous assistance to government in the fight against the COVID-19. The GSA Boss recalled and lauded the Lebanese community for its continuous assistance and support to government health care programs and development initiatives.

Last month, the WLCU furbished and turned over a building with 52 beds for use as a clinic to help the government quarantine and treat persons infected by the Coronavirus. The clinic in Congo Town formally opened June 23. The Ministry of Health, National Public Health Institute of Liberia (NPHIL) and Executive Committee on Corona Virus in Liberia worked along with the World Lebanese Cultural Union of Liberia (WLCU) for additional logistics.

The construction and equipment of the Clinic is estimated at U$350,000, funded by Lebanese residents in Liberia and the anti-COVID-19 special task force of the Lebanese Community in Liberia. The Lebanese community in Liberia has offered the largest local anti-Corona virus assistance project, which also included provision of food, cleaning materials, utility water, materials to the Liberia National Red cross, communities, clinics, schools and orphanages, as well as medical supplies and construction materials to the Military 14 hospital in Schiefflin, Margibi County.

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  • Anthony Kokoi is a young Liberian sports writer who has an ever-growing passion for the development of the game of football (soccer) and other sports. For the past few years, he has been passionately engaged in reporting the developments of the game in the country. He is an associate member of the Sports Writers Association of Liberia (SWAL). He is a promoter of young talents. He also writes match reports and makes an analysis of Liberian Football.

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  1. THE WHITE MAN GIVETH! When will we black African stop taking charity from the white man I hate to see these photos where the white people donate something to the Black people and then take a picture with the stupid Black people say hey look this is what I’m doing for you stop giving the Liberian people trinkets! I hate to see these photos were a white man will give a 10 generators are you don’t need shovels and all of a sudden that because national news when will the black man stop taking gifts from the white man and get up off his butt and make his only living in survives for our charity

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