Volunteers of the Migrants As Messengers project along with partners and community youthsMONROVIA – In continuation of efforts to discourage Liberians from migrating irregularly around the globe, Migrants As Messenger (MAM) volunteers conducted a community awareness campaign in collaboration with the Hope For Migrants International in Montserrado County. Migrants As Messengers is a group of Liberian migrants (returnees) who voluntarily share their stories through various programs as a means of discouraging irregular migration through a 3-year project under the auspices of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). According to her, the community engagement through cleaning up exercise under the MAM project, was “introduce to rekindle a sense of community engagement through conservation, education, and assisting in massive cleanup activities” in urban areas. “This project will provide youth and other community dwellers with authentic information on the dangers of irregular migration and the benefits of regular migration. The Assistant Project Manager disclosed that a Migrants As Messengers (MAM) team will be setup in the various communities to help propagate messages against the irregular migration of people while at the same time promoting regular migration.
Source: Front Page Africa January 22, 2021 10:18 UTC