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ELCSL Continues Humanitarian Service to Mudslide Victims

October 30, 2017 By Vincent Jabbie Momoh

Mr. Ibrahim Conteh ONS Officer Juba Hill Camp receiving the gestures from ELCSL

As part of its humanitarian service, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sierra Leone has donated dozens of food items including bags of rice, salt and gallons of vegetable oil to the Juba Hill and Oldskool camps.

Making the donation, Administrative Assistant of ELCSL, Sama Banya said they were donating with a view to sympathize with the victims that suffered from the mudslide and flooding disaster that struck the country on August 14, 2017.

He said as a church, they always undertake humanitarian services to people around the world.

He disclosed that the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and Lutheran World Federation in Geneva provided emergency response to assist the people and assure of their determination to continue with their humanitarian services.

“We are complimenting the efforts of the Government of Sierra Leone to ensure that we give courage to the victims. I want to assure you all that the mission will continue to support victims of the mudslide and flooding disaster,” he said.

Receiving the donation, one of the Coordinators at Oldskool, Musu A. Conteh, expressed profound gratitude on behalf of the government and victims to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sierra Leone.

She assured ELCSL that the items donated will be used for the intended purpose, while urging other organizations and individuals to continue supporting victims of the disaster.

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