Group gifts mobility aids, relief materials to less privileged
A CHARITABLE organization, Fada Pita Charity Tennis Tournament(FPCT) has presented sets of mobility aids and some relief items to five selected homes for the less privileged in Anambra State.
The five benefitting homes included Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled, Old and Tramps (RECDOT),Ozubulu, Amichi Leprosy Centre, Okija Leprosy Centre, DCC Nnewi Centre for Deaf and Dumb and Crowther Community Children Home, Onitsha.
Presenting the items which included; wheel chairs, clutches, bags of rice, toiletries, provisions and cash to the benefitting homes at Nnewi, ,the founder of the organisation, Rev Fr Peter Muojekwu said the gesture was in line with its philosophy of using sports and alms giving to promote evangelism.
He said that the body decided to raise funds through annual sponsorship of table tennis tournament to touch the lives of the physically challenged and needy.
The cleric further described the 19th edition of the tournament as unique featuring free medical checks by medical professionals, award presentations and recognition of those who had been helping with support services to the beneficiaries.
“I want to thank all our members for their supports in providing for the needy, especially the physically disabled and the motherless babies. I encourage them to continue with their generosity.
“We don’t give because we have surplus, we rather give because it is our mission. Every giver knows the joy that comes from giving. The surest way to receive is by giving unconditionally, ” Rev Fr Muojekwu said
Responding on behalf of the benefitting homes, the Director, Rehabilitation Centre for the Disabled, Old and Tramps, Ozubulu, in Ekwusigo Council Area, Dame Rosemary Odunukwe, praised the organisation for touching the lives of the less privileged .
She, then, prayed God to continue to strengthen and provide for its members to render more service to God and humanity, asking other organisations to emulate its kind gesture.
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