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First Lady launches Clar Hope Foundation

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First Lady Clar Weah
First Lady Clar Weah

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-First Lady Clar Weah has officially launched her foundation to support women and children as well as the elderly in Liberia.

The Clar Hope Foundation, according to Madam Weah, will support efforts by government to improve the health and educational sectors and also promote gender equality, decent work and economic development in the Country.

Madam Weah said:” The Foundation will undertake tangible projects, including the construction of maternity hospital and support other health initiatives as well as advocating against all forms of violence against women and children.”

She said the Foundation will also engage into agriculture activities, built and renovate schools across the Country and construct a City of Hope community where orphans, street boys and girls and drug addicts will be rehabilitated.

Madam Weah pledged to uphold transparency in the operations of the Foundation and ensured that every cent generated be used for the intended purpose.

Speaking at the launch of the Clar Hope Foundation Monday, June 4, 2018, in Congo Town, Monrovia, and Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor commended the First Lady for the establishment and launch of the Foundation.

Vice President Taylor said:”I am grateful to Madam Weah for undertaking initiatives that are impacting the lives of the Liberian people, especially the disadvantaged.”

She pledged her unflinching support to uplifting the Foundation.

Also speaking at the program, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel McGill said he has no doubt about the credibility of the First Lady in helping to transform the lives of the Liberian people.

Minister McGill said: “The Government of Liberia is committed to transforming the Country and challenged all government officials to downplay the constant criticism against the government and work in the interest of the Country.”
 

 


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