By Foday Moriba Conteh
One of Sierra Leone’s leading Girl child-based organizations, Angels 2 Angels, a non-governmental organization that caters for less privileged children in the country has embarked on a Coronavirus sensitization and production of face masks to be freely distributed to residents in different slum communities within the Freetown Municipality as their support towards curtailing the spread of the virus in the country.
According to the National Coordinator of Angels to Angels- Sierra Leone, Saidu Sankoh, as an organization they have been very committed to empower and support less privileged children in Sierra Leone, adding that since the outbreak of the Covid-19 in the country they have been curious as well as concerned about the wellbeing of children in the country.
He disclosed that they have been embarking on sensitization drives bordering on the causes and prevention of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) as a way to help raise the awareness on this deadly virus that has put the entire world on a stand still.
He stated that currently the organization’s mentors have embarked on Local face mask production which will be distributed targeting slum communities.
He expressed appreciation to the Founder of Angels to Angels, Fatu Quinie Sesay and the Board Members who have been supporting them all these years.
Saidu Sankoh further pleaded to them for additional support at a crucial moment like this when the country is faced with the pandemic.
He also called on institutions and individuals to support the organization in order for them to continue to empower and improve more lives as they are currently financially challenged.
He encouraged all to observe the necessary personal hygiene messages that have been outlined and to adhere to the directives of the Government.
Sankoh also admonished Sierra Leoneans to strictly adhere to the advice of hand washing which he said will help to keep them alive and protect them from contracting the coronavirus.