ASSOCIATION of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba Chapter, in collaboration with Fidelity Fortunes Group of Companies, Saturday, donated medical items including food stuffs, provisions, clothing to orphanage homes in Asaba , Delta State capital.
The exercise known as “The Doctors Reach Out Programme (T-DROP),started with a visit to Happy Home Orphanage, Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles Elderly Peoples’ Home and God on Earth Care Orphanage Home, Asaba.
Activities carried out included free medical check-ups, dispensing of drugs, counseling and health talks to the beneficiaries; distribution of food items and other consumables.
ARD, Chairman of the Publicity Committee, Dr Alexander Awunor Chidubem said it had become part of the association’s annual program to carry out humanitarian services to less privileged persons and communities.
He explained that this year’s exercise christened T-DROP was targeted on Orphanage Homes, and appreciated God for its success.
Awunor commended the non-medical support group – The Fidelity Fortunes Group of Companies for partnering the ARD in meeting the health concerns of the beneficiaries.
Speaking on the part of Fidelity Fortunes Group of Companie, wife of the Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Chioma Ozoma; disclosed that the company had always been in the business of making life meaningful for the less privileged members in the society.
She said as long as God continues to prosper the company, they would always reach out to the public by contributing to the growth and development of humanity.
Ozoma said that the company mainly anchors its corporate social responsibility on building capacities that can only enhance the living standard of individuals within its catchment areas and of course the overall good of society.
The beneficiaries appreciated the doctors and their partners for their kind gestures, praying God to bless them as they remembered the less privileged in the society