By Precious D. Freeman
The West Point Women for Health and Development Organization (WPWHDO) is applauding the British delegation for selecting their NGO to implement project on its behalf in the country.
Speaking at a tie and dye vocational training program with supported from the British delegation yesterday, the Executive Director for WPWHDO, Nelly Cooper, mentioned that the British Embassy has always been a funding partner to the women NGO and has contributed immensely towards the economic growth of the country.
She explained to the beneficiaries that all the knowledge and support they have achieved was from the British people and that she was amazed that the Ambassador and his delegate could come to see how impressive the work have been.
At the same time, she acknowledged the women to continue practicalizing the training as by doing that, it will put them on the right path of business management.
The British Ambassador to Liberia, Neil Bradely, rated the Embassy’s relationship with WPWHDO as strong adding that, the British people are proud to continue providing fund to empower the women of West Point.
He emphasized that the embassy has been working with the township commissioner, the community and WPWHDO in order to help them acquire new knowledge in various skills as a means of supporting their family.
The British official pointed out that they are aware of the challenges and struggles women are facing in West Point and reiterated that it was necessary to empower them with such skills especially after the Corona virus.
“It is good to see such initiative and we are working on your challenges to better your lives, because the more the opportunity and knowledge are given, the more you will improve your businesses,” he pointed out.
He however thanked the West Point women organization for helping vulnerable girls and women bring out their potentials and assured that the Embassy will continue to work closely to implement their projects.
Explaining the benefits from the tie and dye training, one of the beneficiaries, Victoria M. Zoe, hailed the British delegation for its kind gesture in transforming the lives of women of West Point.
Zoe narrated that because of the program through the WPWHDO, she was able to start her new tie and dye business which is helping her greatly to cater to her domestic needs.
West Point Women Extol British Gov’t
By Precious D. Freeman