Group fetes motherless babies
AWKA Branch of Ndiorieke Ohafia Women Group recently paid a courtesy visit to a motherless babies home, Blessed Nise Community Children’s Home (BNCCH), in Nise, Awka South LGA.
Leading a delegation of about eight members, president of the union, Mrs Edith Awah, who expressed gratitude to God for granting her group the opportunity to show love to children whose mothers are not around them, noted that apart from looking out for members in diaspora, visiting and caring for members who have challenges, the group has dimmed it necessary to also extend their benevolent hands to destitute people in the society, including motherless babies’ home.
While describing act of charity as best service to humanity, the president in her heartfelt message, enjoined kind-hearted individuals and government to always consider reaching out to the needy, especially less privileged children, which according to her is a good deed that attracts blessings and favour from God.
She promised that after this maiden edition, the group plans to continue extending charity to the needy in the same light.
Also speaking during the visit, the secretary of the group, Evang. Mrs Uche Kalu pointed that the aim of the group which is the off-shoot of the Inyom Ndiorieke Ohafia Development Union home and abroad was to foster unity, development, love among women of the community both home and abroad.
According to her, ” We have branches in some states of the federation, like Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Lagos, Enugu and also outside the country. Here in Anambra, we have three wings; Nnewi, Onitsha and Awka”. She also thanked all the members who in spite of the economic challenges still decided to show love to children without mothers and prayed God to replenish their pockets.
Shortly after receiving gift items which included cartons of biscuits, soft drinks, noodles, tissue, clothing s among others, the Director of BNCCH, T.C Aguocha, represented by the manager of the motherless babies home, Mrs Vera Ugochukwu thanked the group for remembering and supporting them in taking good care of the children in the home, prayed God Almighty to continue to replenish their pockets and give them long life.
Dr. Aguocha said, ” As you have decided to feed the less privileged children, you shall never lack in your respective families and when your children are in state of confusion, God will be there to help them out as you have put smiles on these children’s faces. Children are gifts from God, many of these children are people that will bring value and solutions to the society in future. We should help them to live and manifest talents deposited in them”.
In her reaction, one of the children identified only as Amara prayed God to bless, protect, continue to provide even in the mist of lack and economic quagmire to the group and all who showed them love and care, more so to grant the children brighter future and purposeful life.
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