WEFL’s Awareness On AML Phase Two Expansion Will Target Women, Youth, Elders

NIMBA-Women Empowerment Forum Liberia is a local women/girls led non-for-profit that focuses on the (formal/informal) increase oEducation, Rights, Women’s Health, Advocacy, Protection, Prevention, Dignity, Skills, and Socio/Social Economic Empowerment of women /girls in the rural and urban communities of Liberia.

ArcelorMittal Liberia mid 2022 commenced its phase two expansion project with the aim of producing 30 million tons of iron ore per year.

The company’s Phase-II Expansion Projects will witness the construction of a mega ore concentration plant to upgrade its ore quality to higher value.

It also promises the provision of new jobs for Liberians, increases government taxes, royalties, and revenue, and as well give direct support to communities in Grand Bassa, Bong and Nimba Counties through the social development funds and more and the company’s own initiatives. 

Since its entry into Liberia Mining industry in August 2005, the AML has positioned itself as the country foremost post-war investment making the largest social development contribution to host communities annually.

ALM has repeatedly been recognized as the government’s biggest taxpayer while at the same time making enormous contributions to education, health, and infrastructure development in Grand Bassa, Bong and Nimba counties.

Meanwhile, The Executive Director of Women Empowerment Forum Liberia (WEFL) Madame Laura Bee Kiekpo extended condolences to the people of Nimba County Electoral District Eight where at least eight persons lost their lives when a canoe capsized in the Yar River in Zahn Boyee Nimba County.

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