Over six hundred persons have benefited from a free medical care service provided by the Christian Emergency Relief Team (CERT) International in partnership with the GSA road Church of Christ.
The initiative is part of a weeklong free medical assistance in Liberia, which started Monday, April 12,2021 in Paynesville City, and extended to Margibi county providing free health services to the needed who went under various medical checkup processes.
Members of the Christian Emergency Relief Team CERT International including the Director of Operations Dr. Michele Wyatt, are currently in Liberia providing free medical services to Liberians through the help of Mr. Jonathan S. Cooper the Head Pastor of the Church of Christ in Weala ,Upper Margibi county.
Speaking to KMTV Thursday, Pastor Alfred Beyan of the GSA road Church of Christ said, the free medical initiative is a way of reaching out to the people as part of preaching the gospel.
He said the church goal is to save lives and cater to the needy, as well as serve humanity and preaching the gospel.
” Our mission is to serve the needy, reach out to the poor and preach the gospel, so this free medical exercise is just part of our calling of what God wants us to do as a church to serve his people, Pastor Beyan said.
Expressing excitement about the free medical services carryout by the Christian Emergency relief team on behalf of the Church of Christ, in the rural part of Liberia, Pastor Beyan describes it as laudable.
” This is laudable, we want to give glory to the Almighty God for what he continues to do, through the Church of Christ, to offer free medical assistance to our people.
Pastor Beyan said, the GSA Road Church of Christ has revealed that some rural dwellers do not have access to medical care and that made the church and its partner the CERT International to provide free medical services to residents of Flehela, Bong County.
For her part, Doctor Michele Wyatt, Director of Operations of the Christian Emergency relief team CERT international, said, “As part of CERT international mission particularly as a non-profit NGO, we want to bring healthcare delivery to the grassroots where people are unable to access quality healthcare as a result of poverty or lack of money as the case may be.”
She said the mission of the ministry is to following the Life of Jesus which is to cater to the needed and preach the Gospel and win soul over to God .
Margibi County Health Officer Dr. Myres Parjibo, express gratitude to CERT international and the GSA Road Church of Christ for extending the free medical service to that part of Margibi County.
He said the health centers in that part of Liberia are faced with some challenges “We feel great with the free medical service render to our people today, it has helped to improve the health of our people today, thank, to CERT international and the Church of Christ for this.”
Meanwhile, over 6,000 inhabitants of Weala Town in Margibi County, benefitted from the Christian Emergency relief team CERT international and the GSA Road Church of Christ free medication on Thursday April 15, 2021, the activities continue on Sunday, before the CERT international delegation depart Liberia.
Mr. Jonathan S. Cooper the head of the Church of Christ Weala branch also expressed Gratitude to international Partners for the initiatives.
He said his institution will continue to Lobby with international partners to addressing the well-being of the ordinary people in the county.
Beneficiaries speaking to KMTV further expressed gratitude to Church of Christ Liberia and Mr. Jonathan S. Cooper for his farsightedness, describing the gesture as timely as they called for more support.