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Bishop Donyen Gives To
Mission of Hope For Disabled

In an effort to alleviate some of the economic hardships facing the needy in Liberia, Bishop Nimely Jacbokly Donyen has extended humanitarian gesture to the Mission of Hope for the Disabled.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony over the weekend on the campus in Red Hill, Rehab Community of District #2, Montserrado County, Bishop Donyen disclosed that the donation is the direct humanitarian aid from the Compassion for Life, USA to the Mission of Hope for the Disabled including indigent children of the mission saying that his appeal to the donors for the aid was triggered by the prevailing economic hardship in the country.
The Bishop of the Independent Catholic Church of Liberia (ICCL) then presented 25bags of 25kg rice and US$600.00 to Victor S. Wilson, Executive Director for Mission who is also physically challenged and urged them to keep praying so that God will keep the doors open for future assistance.
According to him, whatever he does for the mission is in the loving memory of the founder, Sister Mary Sponsa Beltran-OSF, Order of St. Francis because she had passion to catering to the physically challenged as well as the destitute children in the country.
“She started the ‘Our Lady of Fatima Rehabilitation Center’ in Cape Palmas, Maryland County where she devoted her life to supporting multitude of physically challenged and wayward children in that part of the country and even vehemently refused to be evacuated when the Liberian Civil War was raging during the 90s,” he revealed.
Bishop Donyen told the beneficiaries that Sister Sponsa was also his mother because she mentored him, so he appealed to the administrators for them to consider naming the mission in her honor due to the fact that the mission is the only legacy that she left on earth and promised to continue identifying with the mission.
Speaking further, the ICCL Clergyman stated that considering the land space being occupied by the mission coupled with its infrastructure, it is best suited to be the Headquarters of the physically challenged members of the society in Liberia noting that the mission was factored in the 2018 pipe borne water project that was sponsored by the Compassion for Life for the Communities at which time the donors paid more than nineteen thousands United States Dollars (US$19,000.00) to the Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation (LWSC) and he reiterated that the water was diverted by who he referred to as ‘Goliath’ for commercial purpose.
“God has times for everything. He will remove that ‘Goliath’ from the way of development in District #2 Montserrado County,” he added.
Responding to the gesture, Victor S. Wilson, Executive Director Commended Compassion for Life for the assistance through Bishop Donyen indicating that the gift is timely owing to the challenges they are faced with as physically challenged people.
He said that he is grateful to God, who he admitted works in a mysterious way and prayed that He blesses the donors by replenishing what they have given them in abundance.
According to him, there are eighty five physically challenged persons on the mission but some members live outside of the mission for schooling due to transportation challenges and that they depend on the mission for survival, adding that some of the difficulties they encounter are food, water, electricity as well as medicine for their clinic and providing compensation for the Nurse who he said has been rendering voluntary services over five years.
Madam Miatta A. Godlee, Principal/ Our Lady of Fatima Rehab School System lavished praises on Bishop Donyen stressing that he has always exhibited appreciable level of concern relative to their welfare as evident by the latest humanitarian gesture indicating that they are asking God to make it possible for the donors to visit Liberia again so that they can come on their campus and ascertain their condition for themselves.

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