By: Stephen G. Fellajuah
Renowned Indian business tycoon and humanitarian Mr. Upjit Singh Sachdeva Mr. Jeety) continues to implement his feeding program at the Monrovia Central Prison when he again led his team over the weekend to provide feeding for over one thousand five hundred inmates.
The Jeety Trading Corporation (JTC) made its usual visit to the prison and served hot cooked meals, soft drinks, water, and cake to 1,562 prisoners.
Making remarks, the former Honorary Consul General of India in Liberia and Chief Executive Officer of JTC said he was again at the prison to served hot cooked nourished meals as he has always done for the prisoners.
“Don’t give to get, give to inspire others”, Mr. Jeety maintained as he used the occasion to encourage his fellow business men across the globe to get involved with humanitarian initiative not only at the Monrovia Central Prison but other places as well.
“Today we have brought soft drinks, cake, buckets, plates and vessel to get water”, the Philanthropist announced and assured the prison authority that he would repair a damaged hand pump at the facility as soon as possible.
For his part, on behalf of the Bureau of Corrections, the prison Superintendent Varney Lake thanked Mr. Jeety for all that he continued to do for the prisoners and prison managers.
Months ago Mr. Jeety was certificated as winner of the National Humanitarian Award. The National Secretariat of the Golden Image Awards, the Liberia Crusaders for Peace, and partners in association with the Government of Liberia awarded Mr. Jeety during an event held on 21 July 2022 at the Monrovia City Hall.
Closely followed his humanitarian impact, the organizers indicated that Mr. Jeety’s profile proved captivating, and it possessed all the attributes listed in the selection criteria.
Also in December last year, Mr. Jeety put smiles on the faces of inmates and workers at the Monrovia Central Prison by providing running water in all its housing units, clinics, bakery, and other sites that needed water.
He also included in the project the installation of two 500 liters of poly tanks for water storage along with a 5.5KVA generator for the supply of water at the Monrovia Central Prison whenever there is a power outage from the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC).
Additionally, in observance of Liberia’s 175th Independence Day celebration, which was due on 26 July 2022, the CEO of Jeety Trading Corporation took the festivity of the holiday to Kakata by sharing with the inmates at the Kakata prison center, in Margibi County when he provided hot-cooked meals for over 170 inmates at the Kakata Central Prison compound.
Also, the prominent Indian businessman extended his humanitarian gesture to Weala in Margibi and put smiles on the faces of children with gifts.