Enugu Indigenes In Texas Boost 2 Orphanage Homes With Gift ItemsLatest News, News From The State Sunday, January 19th, 2014
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
Indigenes of Udi, Enugu state, based in Houston Texas on Saturday donated cash, assorted food items, sanitary materials, beverages among others to two motherless babies, and orphanage homes in Enugu.
Operating under the aegis of Udi Progressive Association, Houston, Texas, USA, the Diaspora Enugu state sons and daughters, said they were in the homes to share love of Christmas/New year with the children.
The two benefiting centers, includes the Catholic Diocese of Enugu owned Daughters of Divine Love charity home DDLCH, Abakpa- Nike, and the Red Cross motherless babies home, all in Enugu.
Speaking during the presentations of the items to the management of Red Cross motherless babies home, founder of the association, and National president, Udi indigenes in US, Mr. Leonard Ugwu stated that the gesture was part of their humanitarian services to their state of origin and father land.
He said as indigenes of Enugu state residing abroad, they derive joy in coming home always to share love with such less privileged children in the society, especially the little motherless ones.
According to Ugwu who stood in for the president of the association, Mr. Frank Nwobodo, there is need for people to always show love and concern to such children, adding that Nigerians should begin to imbibe the culture of love for one another.
Ugwu, who was accompanied by some members of the association, including its representatives in Nigeria, Barrister (Mrs.) Ngozi Chibuoke, assured management of the homes that they would continue to partner with them whenever they are in Nigeria.
In their separate responses, matron of the Red Cross home, Mrs. Chiyenre Ogbonna, and Rev. Sister Angela Nwaobi, of DDLCH, orphanage, who represented Director of the home, Rev. Sister Kate Nnamonu had thanked the visitors for the wonderful gesture.
They however, prayed God to replenished the association’s pocket in hundred folds. Some of the food items presented to the homes includes, 200kg bags of rice, beans, 25 liter Jericans of groundnut oil, several cartons of indomie noodles fast food, detergents, amongst others.
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