Jason (Jay) Endaya is a development/aid worker who had been stationed in Sierra Leone. In his farewell blog post, he mentions his work with CRS, Caritas and the World Food Program. Thanks, Jay, and safe travels.
“Tenki. God bless you.” the last beneficiary, Aminata Kamara, says cheerfully to me after receiving 35,000 Leones ($8.75)—her earnings for five days’ worth of work. It is almost 2PM and my colleagues and I have been disbursing cash since 10AM to project beneficiaries in a town called Waterloo, a peri-urban area in the Western Area Rural District (WARD) of Sierra Leone. More than a hundred and fifty male and female youth lined up under the sweltering sun to receive remuneration for participating in the Food and Cash for Work project that is being jointly implemented by the World Food Programme (WFP), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and the Caritas.
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