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JAMIL AND NYANGA JAWARD FOUNDATION COMMISSION 11,000-LITER WATER TANK, EMPOWERING WIDOWS IN CRAB TOWN AND KOLLEH TOWN


Today, March 29, 2024 - Good Friday, the Jamil and Nyanga Jaward Foundation brought a momentous occasion to the widows of Crab Town and Kolleh Town by the commissioning of an 11,000-liter water tank. In a bid to address the severe water challenges faced by these communities, the foundation's initiative not only promises access to safe and sustainable drinking water but also contributes to their economic development.

The grand unveiling of the water tank took place amidst joy and celebration in Crab Town, marking a significant milestone for the widows who have long struggled with water scarcity. The project's impact is twofold, as it not only ensures a reliable water supply but also presents an opportunity for economic growth. The earnings generated from the sales of water will be directed towards the Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) program, empowering widows to overcome their financial difficulties.

Mr. Walid Bahsoon, Deputy Chairman of the Board of trustees of the Jamil and Nyanga Jaward Foundation, presided over the ceremony as the chief commissioner of the project. He seized the moment to highlight the foundation's previous successes and inspire the widows to cherish and maintain the water tank. He emphasized that this project is just the beginning, paving the way for future life-changing initiatives within the community.

The widows, overwhelmed with gratitude, expressed their joy through singing and dancing, offering heartfelt prayers for the foundation's founders and staff. The community Chairlady, Marian Bangs, made a special tribute by dressing, the Deputy Board Chair in traditional Sierra Leonean attire. In her address, she extended her profound appreciation to the foundation, acknowledging their unwavering support and blessings upon the community.

The commissioning of the 11,000-liter water tank by the Jamil and Nyanga Jaward Foundation marks a significant milestone in ensuring the well-being and empowerment of widows in Crab Town and Kolleh Town. The foundation's commitment to addressing water challenges and promoting economic growth demonstrates the transformative power of compassionate initiatives. As the widows rejoice in this newfound resource, they eagerly anticipate a future filled with further positive change brought about by the foundation's tireless efforts.

As the sun set on this momentous occasion, the widows of Crab Town and Kolleh Town stood united in gratitude and hope, knowing that the Jamil and Nyanga Jaward Foundation's legacy of compassion and empowerment will continue to shine brightly upon their community.

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