Church donates $10, 000 for GERD

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Addis Ababa, 25 July 2014 (WIC) - In the Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC), the Debresina Saint Gabriel Cathedral in Beirut has donated 10,000 USD for the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD), said Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The church paid the amount in accordance with the pledge it made earlier.

In the handing over ceremony held in Beirut at the Office of the Consular General, the church has vowed to further continue supporting the dam by coordinating the follower to purchase bonds for the GERD.

The church is also playing diverse activities alleviate the problems Ethiopians residing in Lebanon are facing, supporting the efforts the government, it said.

This is the second time the church has donated to the GERD. (ENA)