The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners have launched a Livelihood Intervention Project for people living with disabilities in Grand Gedeh County, Liberia.

Development Diaries understands that the project is designed to benefit more than 100 persons living with disabilities.

Giving an overview of the project during the launching ceremony, Mr. John Morris, Field and Project Focal Person of UNDP Cross Border Project, disclosed that

The project is under the National Action Plan (NAP) for people living with disabilities, according to UNDP official, John Morris, who gave an overview of the project.

NAP, which was launched in 2006, entails the empowerment and inclusiveness of people living with disabilities in the running of the nation.

Morris said that extension and further improvement of the project will depend on the commitment of the beneficiaries.

He called on the targeted persons to be dedicated and pay attention to their learning in order to become useful citizens in their respective communities.

Source: Liberian News Agency

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