Co-founder at Sleepless In Monrovia, Suma Massaley, popularly known on social media as Liberian Susu, is using her influence as one of Liberia’s most followed personality on social media to help those most vulnerable during the national lockdown. Suma took to social media to ask fellow Liberians to help her to help with food for those who can’t get regular meals due to the lockdown.
” The goal is to have donors understand how long the food will last these families and hopefully inspire & encourage them to continue to sponsor these families. Remember with just $25, you can feed a household for 1-2week so imagine what $100 will do in these challenging times”, she said after the first distributions were made.
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Day 1: Puppies & Oil So we had an eventful day. We started today at 9 am. Volunteers from @ka_liberia were at my house by 9:30 am. We sorted out the logistics at 11 am and that’s when Laf & Jimmy came through. We went over the distribution plan and prayed at 11:15 am. At 11:30 am volunteers (seen in the pictures) headed out to distribute rice, oil, tissues & boxes of soap to 10 households in 4 communities. A few donors have received testimonials from recipients. The goal is to have donors understand how long the food will last these families and hopefully inspire & encourage them to continue to sponsor these families. Remember with just $25, you can feed a household for 1-2week so imagine what $100 will do in these challenging times. I was going to end the campaign at 5k- I was worried about logistics since I cannot be physically on the field, but I am grateful to Kingdom Liberia, my UpliftLiberia Team (Royda & Desmond) Shari & her mom, Johnny, Kebeh, Laf, Jimmy, and practically everyone who continues to support us. I have personally chosen not to post pictures of the recipients because there’s a thin line between charity & poverty porn so only donors are privy to videos & pictures of the distribution. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Thank you GOD If you haven’t donated, my cash app is $SumaMassaley. PayPal & Zelle @firstname.lastname@example.org Oh say hi to my babies: Spark & Willow. Aren’t they beautiful? #upliftLiberia
As the “Stay At Home” orders continue to spread around the world, Liberia is also enforcing lockdown and social distancing regulations in the effort to flatten the curve of the deadly coronavirus.
The 21-day lockdown was recently been extended by an additional 60 days, following President Pro Tempo Albert Chie announcement on Friday, April 17. Suma Massaley and her Team have helped with Rice and Oil to 4 communities. Thinkers Village, Executive Inn, ELWA, and 72nd.
Accounts For Donations:
Cashapp $SumaMassaley. PayPal & Zelle @email@example.com
If you are in Liberia, you can donate through mobile money: 0880580005