By Fatmata Jengbe
As part of their support to less privileged children in the country, Comfort My People-Sierra Leone, a non-profitable and religious-based charity organization, on Monday 18th May, 2020 donated food Items including rice, cooking oil etc. worth millions of Leones to 62 households within the Tombo Community.
According to a Board Member and Adviser of the Organization, Pastor Peter Joseph Magbinty, Comfort My People Sierra Leone is a non-profitable and religious based organization aimed at alleviating poverty and providing help to the less privileged communities in the country.
He maintained that education is a key pillar in the agenda of the government of Sierra Leone and that it is against this backdrop that Comfort My People Sierra Leone has built a school called ‘Grace Land Academy’, which is a primary school at Tombo Gbankoh and that the school is totally free of cost. This gesture is to complement the efforts of government to enhance free and quality education in the country.
He noted that they identified Tombo community because it is a poor fishing community within the Western Rural District. He added that the organization is dealing with both male and female in different communities and that this is not the first time in undertaking such ventures, adding that they intend to do more as an organization.
He encouraged all to adhere to the preventive measures instituted by the Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation like hand-washing, social distancing and the use of face masks to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the country.
He applauded the founder of the organization, Madam Zainabu Lamin Kamara, a Sierra Leonean based in Sweden, for her tremendous effort towards the development of the organization and helping the less privileged in the country as the organization is a non-profit making one.
Kadiatu Kargbo, one of the beneficiaries, applauded ‘Comfort My People Organization’ for the kind gesture, which she described as a timely intervention, as the country is faced with the Coronavirus pandemic which has affected all sectors in society. She assured the organization that they will make good use of the items.