By: N. Dweh Nimley
Liberia’s Cultural Ambassador Juli Endee last Friday put smiles on the faces of several disability groups in Montserrado and Margibi Counties. Ambassador Endee as head of the Liberia Crusader for Peace (LCP) donated assorted food items including rice, cooking oil, children toys and a cash donation.
She said during the start of the voter’s registration, the LCP came around to preach a non-violence VR exercise and to encourage people, especially women to register, and that they have decided to thank Liberians for participating in the process.
At the R2 Community along the Robertsfield Highway, the cultural ambassador presented to the Christian Association of the Blind (CAB) National Resource Center 20 bags of 25kg rice, 45 gallons cooking oil and a cash donation of LD$100,000.00 to the organization.
Amb. Endee told CAB group that it was her way of appreciation to them for a successful and peaceful voters registration exercise across the country. She added that the LCP in collaboration with the National Elections Commission travelled the 15 counties to preach peace and encouraged Liberians also to participate in the voter’s registration process.
She said the non-violence voter’s registration awareness by the LCP was intended to promote peace throughout the country, because it is better for the country to be peaceful so that children can be able to achieve their future goals.
The LCP Executive Director expressed gratitude to the President of CAB Beyan Korta for helping children he had no personal relationship with. She commended President Korta for hope he has given to underprivileged children who are visually impaired. She also
In response, CAB President Beyan Korta lauded Ambassador Endee for the gesture, adding that “this is an expression of your desire to see peace throughout Liberia; and let us work together to ensure peace in Liberia”.
President Korta explained that he has been working for the improvement of the underprivileged since 1994 and have acquired over 5 acres of land for the betterment of those in need. The CAB he said was gratified to have Ambassador Endee, because her role is envision in her power to ensure inclusion in all sector.
Mr. Korta said he was glad that the cultural ambassador has also reached out to ghettos and slums communities to preach peace, adding that the CAB will support the LCP everywhere, because Ambassador Endee was not only a peace person in Liberia, but on the continent as well.
He called on the LCP to build a culture of talent for kids at the CAB who could also become a part of the LCP in the future. Little Simeon Weefur, is one of the kid who has great potential in becoming future star especially in the music industry.
Amb. Endee also provided food items to communities including, Bernard Farm, Duport Road, West Point, Doe Community and the Borough of New Kru Town on Bushrod Island. In Duazon, Margibi County Ambassador Endee and the LCP visited the Children of Hope Orphanage at which time 10 bags of 25kg rice, cooking oil, toys and copy books for the children and LD$100,000 to the group.
Accordingly, the LCP team presented to the Association of Blind Couple of Bernard Farm 10 bags of 25kg rice, cooking oil, toys, copy books, pencils for the children and LD$50,000.00. In furtherance of the donation, the LCP also added spice to the donation exercise in West Point and New Kru Town respectively; by giving generators, mobile phone tablets, smartphones, stereo player, DVD desk player, flat screen television to residence who answered question about peace in Liberia.
For his part, Elder Willie Toe of the Elder Council of West Point lauded Ambassador Endee for fulfilling her promise of going back to them. Elder Toe said the people of West Point are aware of contributions made to the society by Ambassador Endee.
The Governor of New Kru Town also commended the LCP and said the food and other assorted items will be evenly distributed among the people of the 25 communities within the Borough of New Kru Town.