20 December 2012

Liberia: NIC Boss Visits Market Women

The Chairman of the National Investment Commission, Natty Davis said he is working along with the Central Bank Governor to make sure that market women prosper in their businesses. Speaking at the United Women Business Center in Red Light yesterday, Chairman Davis said this project started a year ago and that the governor of Central Bank is working along with the Liberia Business Association to see how best they can help these women financially.

According to him, they are making sure that the ware house for the United Women Business Center is completed. Chairman Davis said whenever the women are financially strangulated, they will fill in the gap and he promised the women that after the holidays he will have the meeting with Central Bank and Liberia Business Association.

Chairman Davis said Chevron donated US$100,000 to United Women to enable them carry on their various projects and congratulated those women whose children have graduated from the University of Liberia.

The President of the United Women Business Center, Darline Johnson said that there are over 300 women in her organization and they intend to build 12 stores and have also planned buying their own trucks to enable them transport their goods.

She said the stores will be built at the Omega Market, but that the ware house will be built to enable them store their goods. Madam Johnson thanked Chairman Davis for his financial and moral support and also thanked their other partners for being there for them.

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