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JM | Oct 10, 2020

Ethiopian Consulate makes COVID-19 care connection with Jamaica

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Some of the items included in the more than 1,000 care packages of food items, personal care items, face masks, and hand sanitisers for the members of the Waltham Park New Testament Church of God, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church of the Abuna Yesehaq Home  for the Aged and other communities in the Kingston area.

 

The Consulate of Ethiopia in Kingston, Jamaica, through its outreach programme Ethiopia-Jamaica Connection, has been  supporting the vulnerable and affected people in Kingston, during  the period of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

As a part of the Consulate’s Ethiopia-Jamaica Connection Programme, the Consulate distributed over 1,000 care packages of food items, personal care items, face masks, and hand sanitisers for the members of the Waltham Park New Testament Church of God, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church of the Abuna Yesehaq Home  for the Aged and other communities in the Kingston area. 

The Ethiopian Government said it hoped the contribution would bring some temporary relief, as well connect the two countries people and governments. 

Honorary Consul Yodit Hylton said: “The Ethiopian Consulate in Kingston, Jamaica is committed to working in solidarity with the people and the government of Jamaica and thereby helping to overcome the challenges faced by the entire global community.”

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