Volunteers for Changes to launch massive clean-up Campaign
Volunteers for Changes to launch massive clean-up Campaign.
By: Eldred Wlemongar Thomas The Volunteers for Change (VFC), a local non-governmental organization is expected to launch a massive cleanup campaign during the pending raining season in order to give Monrovia and its environ a beautiful facelift.
According to the Executive Director of VFC, Kelvin Bishop Fallah, this initiative is intended to help keep all communities clean and healthy.
“Like we have been doing, VFC will actively engage communities, with youth groups leading the exercise cleaning drainages in the city center and other parts of the country,” Mr. Fallah told our reporter.
He said his organization, the Volunteer for Change noted that to undertake such initiative is predicated upon the filthiness of more communities, a situation he said causes serious health hazard to many, especially during the rainy seasons.
Fallah further warned that too much filth in communities usually create water pollution, which he noted during the interview at always detrimental, if nothing is done at the community level to mitigate such unhealthy situation.
Mr. Fallah noted that communities must now see reason to help clean their vicinity and not only wait on central government or waste collection companies to come to their aide, stressing, “The government and partners in the sector must be supported giving the growing need to keep our streets clean, the VFC Executive Director emphasized”.
“If such opportunity can come our way, it will be a major boost for VFC operations as it will also help provide job creation for the youthful population who are a key component of our organization, VFC ED craved.” He then showered praises on the young people for the level of interest they continue to build in the program and willingness to volunteer for positive change.
Volunteers for change (VFC) was established in 2012 and officially registered in 2014.
It is a group of Liberians very passionate about social environmental change who have decided to venture into volunteerism as a means of effecting developmental transformation at the community and national level.