CADFIN donates to Santa orphans and Awing Hopital

orphans and needy children infront of the Awing hospital

orphans and needy children infront of the Awing hospital

Child Aid Foundation International (CADFIN) Santa, a child centred community based organisation has donated school materials and hospital equipment to  137 orphans and needy children in Njong and Awing Villages and to the Awing Medicalized Hospital in two separate events last month.

The first top over was at the Njong Palace Esplanade on August 25th 2013, where 250 books, 50 school bags and 50 complete set of track suits (trousers and top) were donated to some 87 needy children from various schools.

“CADFIN works to create a supportive environment for the development of underprivileged children, youth and women, and we are delighted that the children went back home happy” disclosed Wirdin Benice Mosoni, the Administration and Finance Officer of CADFIN.

Fon Asa’ahna II, Fon of Njong Village seized the opportunity to salute the donors for their timely assistance. He cautioned the over 87 children and their parents to take good care of the items received from CADFIN so that more will be added in the years to come.

Wednesday August 28 2013, was the turn of the Awing Medicalized Hospital, where CADFIN donated a set of 5 hospital beds, 5 mattresses, 5 drip stands and 2 walking aid. In addition, CADFIN donated 250 books, 50 school bags and 50 track suits (trousers and tops) to 50 orphans and vulnerable children from Awing Village.

Joanes Toulac Jang, Director of CADFIN called on the Medical Doctors and Staff of the hospital to take proper care of the equipment, while at the same time called on the parents to be the eyes and ears of CADFIN because a day will come when they will have to render an account of how the equipment helped the community. 

The parents on their part thanked the donors and CADFIN for the donations and promised to make good use of the hospital equipment, help preserve it and assist the children in their education..

Dr. D’nouny Armand, Chief Medical Officer of Awing Medicalized Hospital expressed his sincere appreciation to CADFIN and its partners and promises to take proper care of the items.

Mouafor Boniface, Assistant Divisional Officer for Santa, who presided over the handing over ceremony encouraged CADFIN to continue such philanthropic work and to extend it to other vulneral and needy children. He cautioned the hospital staff from misusing the equipment and to put it into judicious use.

Also present at the ceremony were the Sub Delegate of Social Affairs, the representatives of the Mayor, District Medical Officer Santa, and the Fon of Awing.  

The donations were made possible by Positive Action for Children Fund in UK and Crossroad Foundation in Hong Kong. CADFIN works on the premises that Deeds of giving are the very foundations of the world.

By Laarry Uchena in Njong and Awing

 

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