In this devastating and difficult time, it is crucial to not only stay safe by looking after ourselves but to also look after one another. We only got each other and no one else so it is extremely important for any individual to be there for his/her community and fellow Ethiopian comrades. We Ethiopians have a culture of helping and supporting one another in times of need and despair. Therefore, let’s all work together to live up to this and get through this tough time.
Metropolitan real estate, which offers luxurious yet modern homes in the heart of Addis Ababa, have always been thinking high and beyond and has been using this opportunity to provide for its community. As of April 15th 2020, Metropolitan real estate has given away different materials & equipments like that of food and cleaning products to bole sub-city to enable people to protect them themselves and maintain a good hygiene.
On the first round, the food and hygiene products our company has donated is estimated nearly birr 100,000.00 worth of goods which were given away. Making this pandemic a priority, the goods metropolitan real estate has presented include rice, macaroni, oil, soap and big water containers for the people living in bole sub-city.
On the second round, metropolitan real estate has promised to provide whatever is needed for our people based on the protection mechanism decided upon by the sub-city as well as the city council of Addis Ababa. Furthermore, our company has claimed to also to help out in project sites found in other sub-cities and provide the same support.
Just like we share “one gebeta (One meal)”, we should all be able to feed one another so no one does sleep with an empty stomach and everyone has access to basic needs. This will not only help our country fight this pandemic but also helps our people as well as our country to grow and prosper. There are lots of people who lost their jobs and have no source of income but most of all there are economically weak and disabled people. Hence, bole sub-city communication affairs office urges other companies and organizations like that of us to take part in such type of activities and provide what they possibly can for the respective economically weak and disabled people existing in their area and fulfill their duty as citizens. It doesn’t matter if you present the financial aid in cash or in kind. What’s expected of you is to just give and nothing else.