Over the time volunteering has become difficult in most part of the word but the fact is When it comes to volunteering, passion, positivity, compassion, an open mind, a willingness to pitch in wherever needed, and a positive attitude are the key requirements.
It also gives you an opportunity to change people’s lives, including your own and brings you satisfaction of playing a role in someone else’s life by helping people who may not be able to help themselves. Volunteering is a way of giving back to your community while developing important social skills. It is also a selfless act and a sacrifice; these are words best suited for those at the United Bong County Association in the Americas Liberia program office.
UBCAA Liberia office headed by its Country Representative Philip Singbah and co -workers are doing excellent job for the people of bong county back home.
Recently the country program office completed and graduated 64 students from its free computer training program, and this was a pilot project.
The program office also implemented the UBCAA’s rice farm pilot project that is expected to spread across the county next farming year.
United Bong County Association in the Americas is a conglomeration of Bong County citizens based in the United States of America and the Caribbean.
At the graduation UBCAA Liberia Country Representative, Philip T. Singbah said the group was established in the 90s to contribute to the development of Bong County and Liberia at large.
He said since the establishment of the association they have been contributing to the development of Bong County in different capacities.
UBCAA’s Country Rep. Philip Singbah
“Phase one of the UBCAA computer literacy training is today graduated 64 students and those who graduating were recruited from 17 schools in Bong County, adding that the students were taught five basic computer courses, Introduction to Computer Systems, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet Explorer, and Mavic Beacon for the period of 3 months in the County”.
He revealed that the students passed both the theoretical and practical exams administered by the trainers, noting that the UBCAA computer graduates are now prepared to go out and make maximum use of their skills.
In remarks, the Keynote Speaker at the graduation, the Chairman of the Bong County Educational Board, Dr. Alfredson Taikerweyah, praised the leadership of UBCAA for organizing the computer training program.
Dr. Taikerweyah applauded the UBCAA leadership headed by Caimon Joe Kollie for the major development undertaken in Bong County.
He said UBCAA must be there to help address those major issues confronting the people of Bong County, adding that said initiative by the Bong County citizens in the United States is welcoming.
The keynote address aimed at suggesting more solutions to issues affecting Bong County and Liberia at large.
He further cautioned the graduates to wildly use the education they have acquired over the past few months in the County.
The UBCAA computer class graduation ceremony was attended by several local leaders in the County.
Meanwhile, the president of the association has praised the country representative and co-workers for their services to the institution over the period of 14months.
Mr. Caimon Joe Kollie told Bongese at the graduation that the country office has been forceful in ensuring that the dreams of their leadership is achieved.
The event took place Saturday September 24, 2022, in Gbarnga, Bong County.