By Okwo Kerry
As part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Helping Hand International, Cross River State Chapter has donated items worth thousands of naira to Uwanse Orphanage Home, Calabar.
Speaking while presenting the items, Nelly Etta who is in the Super Master stage with the NGO said the organization is aimed at reaching the less privileged and the needy.
Nelly who led the delegation of Helping Hands International, called on Cross Riverians to join the NGO because it will better their lives.
Responding, the Head of the home, Helen Usung thanked and appreciated the NGO for their concern and love towards the motherless baby home which she revealed is passing through trying times as she prayed to God to bless their effort.
The organization presented, toiletries, food items and assorted juice, some laptops and certificates to its deserving members.
Speaking with our reporter after the presentation of certificates and laptops, some of the beneficiaries expressed their delight and thanked the Helping Hand International as they pledged to recruit more members.
The awardees of the laptops are Dauda Umar, Gabriel Eta, Theresa Etezia, Uduak Edet, Mercy Umoh, Elisha Uke, Louis Archibong, Mirabel Archibong, Ekanem Akpan, Nnaemeka Nnamko, Divine Erhihi, Onyinyechi Olua, Chidimma Idika, and Grace Ineji.
While those that got the merit certificate are Chinyere Erhihi, Precious Gabriel, Abosede, Juliet Binnang, Oluwyemisi Ademola, Ejama Akorekpin, Itam Akorekpin, Marvelous Kenneth, Innocent Francis, Best Edward, Mary Yakubu, Samuel Shafere, and Delight Idika.
Helping Hand International is an NGO which was founded by a Philippine national named Luzmivinda Mac-Elvis with the aim of helping the less privileged and the needy in the society. The organization is said to be in over 20 countries of the world.
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