Over 3 Thousand Women Benefit Alfalit X-Mass and New Year Food Donation
About over 3 thousands women have got the reasons to smile and be joyous this Christmas and New Year celebration; as Alfalit Liberia distributed several thousand bags of rice and other food Items to the Women in Peace Building Network (WIPNET)
The donation with support from Alfalit International is the organization’s way of giving hope to the WIPNET Women to feed their families during these festive seasons.
About 96 percent of the WIPNET women have no source of income, most of whom are single mothers and poverty stricken living below $ 1 US Dollar a day.
The items donated this year include rice, vegetable oil, Kennedy Beans, cooking cube, and lappers benefiting at least 3, 184 women in Bong, Bomi, Margibi Montserrrado and Grand Bassa counties. This donation brings total the 5th year on now with such donation.
Every year, Alfalit Liberia with support from its head office provides food and non-food items twice a year, during the independence and Christmas Celebration to enable the women feed their families as a way of appreciating them for their continuous prayer for the nation for peace and stability.
The Women in Peace Building Network, is a network of both Muslim and Christian women that prayed for peace and engaged the war lords during the 14 years of war to stop the killing of innocent Liberians.
The women during the peace negotiations in Accra- Ghana in 2003 hostage the war lords and the peace negotiators not to get out of the hall until the peace deal was signed which eventually led to the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Accord. The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Accord brought an end to the country’s long standing civil war.
Today, Liberia has enjoyed 14 years of silence of guns and has had two democratically elected presidents.