With only about two months left in the dry season, River Cess citizens are calling on their leaders to rehabilitate a 17-mile stretch of road leading from Palm Bush Junction to Cestos, the county capital.
Fifty-two-year-old Churchemah Wesseh says her grandson died from malaria last year because she could not afford to pay the hospital bills in time. A fisherwoman for more than 30 years, the single mother of six hardly makes ends meet these days. Her catch has declined, and the little money she generates is not sufficient to feed her family.
Health Minister Wilhelmina Jallah paid a one-day working visit to River Cess on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, to assess the impact of the Community Health Assistant program established four years ago.
Representatives of communities affected by the logging activities of the EJ&J Investment Corporation met on Friday, January 4, 2019, to break grounds for the construction of an eight-bed clinic.