By Abubakari Seidu Ajarfor

Through the benevolence of social investment and charity arm of device manufacturers, Rlg Communications Group early this month has showed a joyful hand of consideration to inmates and caregivers of the Mother of Mercy Babies Home at Sirigu in the Upper East Region.

sirigu donation 4These under-privileges were treated to a New Year get-together by officials of Rlg Foundation in January 2015.
Manager of the Foundation, Malcolm Frazier said, as a company whose passion is driven by the love for humanity, Rlg through the Foundation will continue to help the home to ensure life becomes more meaningful for the innocent children there.

He commended caregivers and the Roman Catholic Mission for ?making orphaned and abandoned children the center of focus?.
The Parish Priest of the Martyrs of Uganda Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Jacob Moldana said had it not been for the timely interventions of Rlg Foundation, operations of the home would have grinded to a halt.
He therefore lauded the Foundation for what he described as an ?immense support to the home over the last five years?.

Rev. Sister Innocentia Debpuur who is in-charge of the home said the Gh 1,500 monthly contribution from the Rlg Foundation over the last five years has made life much easier for both the children and their caregivers.
She stated that ?your money is used to run this home; buy fuel, pay workers, food and virtually everything?.
The Babies? Home, also known as the Sirigu Orphanage is operated by the local Roman Catholic Church as a dedicated facility for a number of children whose parents are either dead or were abandoned by the family on the grounds that they are spirit children.

This has since being a common deep rooted socio-cultural phenomenon in the Kansena Nankana District over the decades.?The Rlg Foundation adopted the Home in 2011 following a Joy FM story lamenting the challenge of deep concern and catering for abandoned and orphans in the area and has since been supporting it through financial and material assistance.

In 2013, the Foundation presented a double cabin pick-up to the home to replace a broken down one.
The Foundation has been making monthly financial contributions towards the running of the home.
It also constructed three boreholes to aid the provision of portable water for use by the home and the community.
Through the benevolence of Rlg Foundation, inmates of the home and their caregivers enjoyed their favourite food and drink amidst entertainment.

The Foundation later presented assorted items including provisions for the upkeep of the inmates.

 

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