Cummings hailed for female empowerment
A Liberia-based entrepreneurial women’s group, United Women Beyond Borders, has commended the political leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Mr. Alexander B. Cummings, for his continued support in empowering women to become empowered and self-sufficient.
United Women Beyond Borders, which has more than a thousand members, is building a 42-store building in the Paynesville Redlight Market area, to which they say Mr Cummings has made substantial contributions.
Women are primarily engaged in cross-border trade in West Africa, importing essential agricultural products including dried peppers, groundnuts and beans for supply to the Liberian market.
The President of United Women Beyond Borders, Madame Sangai Dunbar, expressed her gratitude to the ANC leader for his generous assistance which she said enabled the organization to embark on the construction of the 42-store building in the process of of completion.
She expressed the organization’s gratitude Tuesday, April 5, during a stopover in Paynesville while the ANC’s political leader was visiting District Five in Montserrado County as part of his community engagements.
Mr Cummings said he was proud of the great work done by the women and pledged increased financial support for the completion of the 42-store building in the Redlight Market area.
He reaffirmed his unwavering support and protection of women’s rights to economic empowerment and against gender-based violence, including rape.
Earlier, the Paynesville Vocational Training Center (PVTC) in Paynesville organized a special welcome program for Mr Cummings and his entourage and highlighted the basic needs of the institution as it helps young people learn life skills. basis for making them productive citizens.
The PVCT authorities then presented Mr. Cummings with a symbolic key to the institution and a t-shirt with the inscription “PVTC for Cummings”.
The ANC political leader’s community engagements also took him to the Police Academy area, Bassa Town and ended at Kukatonun Intellectual Center, Paynesville, where he interacted with hundreds of Liberians, who promised to support his presidential candidacy.