“UNICCO Spearheads Nimba’s Renaissance: US$250,000 Women Empowerment Center Construction Ongoing”

"We are excited to witness the overwhelming support from our fellow citizens," remarked Co-Chair Karto, "This center will serve as a cornerstone for capacity building, not just in Nimba, but across the entire region."
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By: Edmund C. Gbarwee/Nimba D-9 TV Public Health Reporter/  +231778070604

Nimba County, Liberia: – In a resounding testament to resilience and commitment to progress, the United Nimba Citizens Council (UNICCO) stands at the forefront of Nimba County’s rejuvenation efforts. Emerging from the shadows of Liberia’s tumultuous past, Nimba County, once ravaged by the brutalities of civil war, now finds itself on the precipice of a new era, with UNICCO leading the charge towards prosperity.

Throughout Liberia’s dark years of conflict, Nimba bore the brunt of devastation, with lives shattered and communities torn apart. Today, as the nation strives to rebuild, UNICCO remains unwavering in its dedication to the growth and development of Nimba County and its people, both within the nation and abroad.

In a recent display of solidarity and support, UNICCO orchestrated a collective effort that resulted in a substantial $14,000 donation towards the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Nimba. This contribution underscores UNICCO’s commitment to safeguarding the health and well-being of Nimba’s populace, reaffirming their role as a beacon of hope in challenging times.

However, UNICCO’s impact extends far beyond financial contributions alone. Recognizing the pivotal role of education in shaping the future, especially for women and girls, UNICCO has embarked on ambitious initiatives to support deserving students in Nimba County and beyond.

A poignant moment arose during the recent UNICCO Saclepea Homecoming for Development, where Co-Chair Isaac Karto delivered a stirring message of purpose and progress. Amidst the cheers of gathered citizens, Karto emphasized the significance of the ongoing construction of a $250,000 Women Empowerment Center in UNICCO-Village. This center, now nearing completion, symbolizes UNICCO’s unwavering commitment to fostering gender equality and empowerment.

“We are excited to witness the overwhelming support from our fellow citizens,” remarked Co-Chair Karto, “This center will serve as a cornerstone for capacity building, not just in Nimba, but across the entire region.”

Indeed, the event was a testament to the unity and determination of Nimba’s residents, with children, elders, stakeholders, and community members coming together in solidarity. As the construction of the Women Empowerment Center progresses, it serves as a tangible symbol of Nimba’s resilience and potential.

In closing, UNICCO extends its gratitude to all those who continue to support its noble endeavors, including the Nimba Women United for Peace, Reconciliation, and Development. Together, they stand poised to propel Nimba County towards a future defined by progress, prosperity, and peace.


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