French Business Club President Madam Micheline Yahot and other executive members along with the items donated to combat against COVID-19 in Liberia MONROVIA – The French Business Club has made a huge donation of materials to an international non-governmental organization to help combat the spread of the coronavirus in Liberia.
The club, which seeks the common interest and goals of one another, is a conglomeration of French businesses and companies operating in Liberia.
Members of the club include: Air Cote D’Ivoire, AGS, Bollore, CEMENCO, CICA Motors, CMA-CGM, Ecobank, Orange, and Renault-Elias Antoune Motors.
Others are: Salala Rubber Corporation, SUNU Insurance, TOTAL, and UTE Elecnor Eiffage.
The items donated to the international NGO include: 6, 264 pieces of soap and 2,060 pieces of plastic faucet buckets.
Making the donation at the Renault- Elias Antoune Motors premises on the Bushrod Island, outside Monrovia on Tuesday, the group’s President Madam Micheline Yahot disclosed that the donation was intended to enable citizens, particularly residents of the Clara Town Community, fight against the spread of the virus.
She disclosed that the initiative, which is a joint venture, will enable thousands of families benefit from accessible hand washing materials.
She put the cost of the items donated at US$10,000.
Madam Yahot, who is also the Country Manager of Air Cote D’Ivoire, disclosed that the gesture was also intended to support the efforts of other French companies, including Orange-Liberia, CEMENCO, ECOBANK AND CICA Motors among others that have already contributed towards the pandemic.
She recalled that members of the club have already independently contributed immensely towards the eradication of COVID-19.
According to her, these companies contributed over US$100,000 in both cash and anti-coronavirus materials to the government and people of Liberia.She further assured the club’s commitment towards helping to save the lives and jobs of scores of Liberian citizens working at various French companies and businesses in Liberia in the wake of this pandemic.“We are from the French Business Club which comprises of 14 companies. We are donating buckets and soaps to the Clara Town Community through an international health organization to support the fight against the coronavirus in the country. We are pleased to do this combined because our other members have done it already. We want to save jobs, and save lives,” she stated.Madam Yahot, however, called on citizens and others to continue to follow the preventive measures lay down by health workers to defeat the virus.She added that citizens should continue to wash […]