Every week, Employ Liberia print and online news portals will highlight extraordinary Liberian making extraordinary strive to empower themselves and society. As the music goes: “We na millionaire…. but we can makay happen”. It is our ardent hope that this will inspire many towards honest, legitimate undertakings no matter how small it is. Meet our inaugural Person of the Week – Madam Sumor Kamara
Sumor Kamara is a 48 – year old who sells in Rally Time Market and has three (3) children. Kamara sells bitter ball, okra and cucumber. “All of my goods, I get, are from Red Light market” she disclosed to Employ Liberia. I have three kids and all of them are going to school through this business that I am selling. I don’t have any one to help me. Their father died when they were small. So right now, I am their father and mother” she said. She is calling on President George Weah to try to put some mechanism into place by reducing the prices of the various commodities especially gasoline. Kamara said she pays $1,000 LRD for a bitter ball bag and $5,000 LRD for a bag of onion and a cucumber bag is $8,000LRD while a pepper bag is sold for $5,000 LRD.