Widows and Underprivileged benefit from GLS COVID-19 Relief Package
The Global Leadership Network Sierra Leone, a Christian based outfit has supported the aged, widows and vulnerable people in Freetown with assorted food items.
The group went house to house to distribute assorted food items to Christians and also pray with them for protection and strength during these trying times.
The network’s National Coordinator, Rev. Christiana Sutton Koroma, said among other things, that they decided to help because they are members of the Church community.
She explained that Global Leadership Network Sierra Leone usually have their annual leadership training by this time of the year but due to the Covid-19 pandemic in the country and the world at large, they were unable to do so.
“We decided to talk to our partners to assist us support the aged, widows and vulnerable people with food items and they agreed. The support is meant to help them stay at home and feed their families,” she said.
The donation which covered various communities in Freetown, including Kingtom, Sykes Street, Assession Town, Regent Road, Circular Road, Wilberforce and Brookfileds, among others, targeted 50 homes with the provision rice, onions, oil, salts, tomatoes, maggie and water.
Rev. Sutton Koroma sensitized beneficiaries to continue to do what health officials and the government have instituted to stem the spread of the virus.
She encouraged them to always wash their hands with soap and water, use of face masks and for them to stay at home.
The people appreciated the gestured given by the Network and prayed for the team and their families.