Mama Kisumu, Dorothy Nyong’o, yesterday donated relief items for orphans and vulnerable children of Dolfine Korando Faith Foundation, located at Korando B in Kisumu County.
The items were received by the Director and Founder of Dolfine Korando Faith Foundation madam Dolfine Dawa Oliech, who appreciated the first lady’s support, which came at a time when the foundation was in dire need of help due to the effect of Covid-19 pandemic, which had hit them really hard.
The donated items which included sugar, cooking oil, bar soap, beans, maize flour and sanitary pads will supplement the efforts of the Director in ensuring that the children get food on the table as well as other essentials.
Mama County, Dorothy congratulated the Director of the foundation madam Dolfine for her kind heart and for ensuring that the children live a normal life. She also pledged to continue offering support to the children as much as she can to see the children through their life journey, and attaining their full potential.
Madam Dolfine on her part, urged the children to continue working hard and strive to reach their desired goals however tough the situation may be, citing that it was not easy for her to see the foundation through until where it is today.
She also added that through hard work, the foundation now has 216 children in primary school, 114 in high school, 10 in university and 11in tertiary colleges.
Madam Janet Winnie Ogot, a member of the board of Directors of KIWASCO and also a member of Kisumu County Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund Committee on her part, urged the girls to concentrate much on their studies as they also keep safe during this period of Covid-19 pandemic to avoid unnecessary early pregnancies and early marriages.
Madam Ogot also urged the girls to be more vocal on cases related to defilement and rape, so as to get assisted as soon as possible. She also urged the boys to keep away from drug abuse and concentrate as well on their studies.
Also in attendance were; Mr Caleb Opon,Economic Advisor to the Governor, Mr.Wickliffe Oyugi of Special Program, madam Pamela Abila ,Administrator Dolfine Korando Faith Foundation, Miss Environment Kisumu ,Ms Paulette, among other members of Kisumu County Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund Committee and staff members of the Foundation.
By Jackline Apondi Omondi