Dozens of orphans and widows in Tiko subdivision, Fako Division of the Southwest region, have received some food Items as support from a Non-governmental Organisation based in Tiko, amidst the current health crisis. The donation took place last weekend.
The Mukoko’s Hope Foundation in its routine outreach programme donated the food items such as rice, cooking oil, and maggi cubes. A total of 80 bags of rice, 80 litres of cooking oil and 80 packs of maggi cubes were made available by the Foundation and its partners.
According to the founder, Mukoko Tanga John, he was touched by the sufferings of the sets of people who have not only been hard hit by the on-going Anglophone crisis for close to 4years now but also the advent of the coronavirus pandemic which has affected businesses not leaving out the survival means of this class of people in Tiko.
“We are working tirelessly with our national and international partners to mobilize sources for sustainable community development projects in the areas of health, education, agriculture and talents promotion in our community and beyond.” he told News Upfront.
The foundation has been working together with the Tiko authorities to solve the plights of the vulnerable masses in the area which ranges from malnutrition, inadequate healthcare, and educational needs and other psychosocial support.
The Mukoko’s Hope Foundation last June 23, also made donations of school items like pens, books and fees payment to over 50 school children in the subdivision and are embarking of the a campaign to provide 6000 face masks, hand sanitizers and flyers bearing preventive measures of the Covid-19. It has also engaged in education the local masses about the causes and prevention using local media and social media outlets.
The organisation created in 2017 is committed to improving humanity by providing people with opportunities and platforms so that they can intern contribute to nation building.