- Published: Monday, 22 February 2016 19:24
FOCUS 1000 receives Presidential Award
In recognition of OUR outstanding contribution to the Ebola response in Sierra Leone, His Excellency President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma on Friday 18th December Awarded Focus 1000 a Bronze Medal Award.
Upon receiving the Award on behalf of Focus 1000 at a special ceremony at State House, the Chief Executive Officer of Focus 1000 Mohammad Bailor Jalloh stated that ‘We are grateful to God Almighty who gave us the wisdom and direction to contribute to the eradication of the Ebola Virus Disease in our country.
Working together with partners such as SMAC with funds from DFID, we were able to bring on board religious leaders, traditional healers and market women to mobilise communities across the country for social change.
“Without these networks, this award would not have been possible”.Mr. Jalloh said.