A foundation working for the betterment of life to orphans and less privilege, Alkhairi Foundation, has distributed 1000 jackets to 1000 orphans and less privilege in the Hotoro area of Nasarawa Local Government of the Kano state metropolis.
Speaking while distributing the clothes, the chairperson of the foundation, Comrade Rukayya Abdurrahman said it is towards reducing the difficulties of the orphans and less privilege especially during the cold weather.
She said most of the beneficiaries are children who may be easily affected by the intense cold currently experienced in Kano.
“In order to protect the children against some diseases that can easily affect them, especially the cold, we decided to select 100 orphans and less privilege to benefit from this gesture. Most of them are children below 18 including boys and girls. From here we are also hoping to expand,” she said.
She lamented that the hardship experienced in the country has made many parents vulnerable, hence cannot afford to provide for their family, talk less of clothing.
The chairperson urged wealthy people in every community to take responsibility for providing food, clothing and other basic needs to the needy for a better and hitch free society.
Some of the beneficiaries expressed happiness and thanked the foundation providing them with the clothes.