By Robert Haynes
As part of the foundation’s regular humanitarian gesture, the Henry Dennis Lombeh Foundation has donated to Children in Upper Buchanan and Edina City, Grand Bassa County.
The items include Copybooks, pencils, pens, sharpeners, and plastic folders to prevent books from getting wet during the rain amongst others.
According to the founder and Chief Executive Officer of HDLF, Henry D. Lombeh, the gesture is his foundation’s way of identifying with the kids many of whom parents cannot afford.
“It is not only about assisting them with their material needs, but making them feel as normal kids and happy,” he added.
The young humanitarian Lombeh encouraged the kids to take their education seriously so as to properly represent their family and the nation. “I think what matters most is making these kids feel loved. That’s why we organized a small team to reach this far; crossing three rivers to get to Edina and identify with kids.”
Receiving the items, the smiling students lauded the Henry Dennis Lombeh Foundation and it’s CEO for thinking about them and ask God to replenish whatever he and his team used.
For their part, school administrators and parents also appreciated the effort of the Foundation adding that their donations were done at the right time when many students’ copy books and pencils were not in good condition to continue to the end of the school year.
It is not the first time for the Henry Dennis Lombeh Foundation to identify with needy kids, last year the foundation donated several school materials to deserving students’ majority of whom were elementary students of the Waka’s Town Public School in Grand Bassa County.
CEO Lombeh says his foundation is tailored and designed to address challenges affecting children living in extremely difficult circumstances across Liberia.
“Our initiative is especially focused on giving less fortunate children in all categories equal opportunities for a brighter future and empowering them to become productive through development and learning opportunities.
The young humanitarian says that though the foundation doesn’t have extended support, but he counts on good-will individuals in the society to help put smiles on the faces of needed Liberian School-going kids.