Measuagoon Receives Solar Platers


Monrovia, Liberia

Distributed by

The Perspective
Atlanta, Georgia

Posted March 16, 2005


Measuagoon a local based-non-governmental organization recently received a consignment of 100 pieces of solar plates to light-up various communities throughout Liberia.

Agriculture Minister, Salif Diallo of Burkino Faso donated the materials through a Special Envoy Djibal Diallo who delivered same to the management of measuagoon.

The plates were brought in by special flight and will be installed in geographical districts (Country) in the country and would help to ease the population’s eagerness for electricity having lived in darkness for years.

The organization’s boss, Mudam Zoe Traub said they were grateful to Minister Diallo for his personal assistance to Liberians through Measuagoon and believe that the good will be used for the benefit of us all.

Measuagoon a community based-group founded almost a decade now is non-profit making body, which help the locals to do for themselves. The organization spread projects including farming and other basic agriculture activities throughout the country by economically empowering rural people, organizations to be self-reliance.

It has on going projects in Bomi, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Gedeh and Maryland Counties. The solar plates will be used with dry charged battery of 12 voltages 75 ounce and will provide energy (electricity) for 12 hours. The batteries can last for 3 to 5 years while the panel itself five span each is 10 to 15 years depending on the maintenance and security of it usage.

© 2004: This article is copyrighted by the Forum newspaper (Monrovia, Liberia) and distributed by The Perspective (Atlanta, Georgia). All rights reserved.