By Golok Nanmwa , Jos
WAJENAS HOPE FOUNDATION, a non-profit and non-governmental organization over the weekend provided Relief materials in clothing and food items to displaced persons from Jebbu and ta’agbe Community in Miango, Bassa LGA of Plateau State.
The Foundation on arrival at Miango on Saturday 11th December was received by an unprecedented number of displaced families who were already organized and awaiting at the premises of the ECWA church, Miango.
Coordinator WHF, Mr. Charles Joel while addressing the crowd in his opening remark, introduced the organization, its management and staff as well as some volunteers who were present. He said WAJENAS HOPE FOUNDATION exists to ensure that every human being has the opportunity to live peacefully and be prosperous.
He encouraged the people to remain steadfast and resilient in the face of the prevailing security challenges and remain resolute in defending their territory using modern gadgets.
Mr Charles stated that the Organization is expressing sadness over the loss of lives and properties and has joined to grief with the people of the community after seeing the extent of damage and the unabated attacks. He noted with dismay the under-reportage by the media and went on to assure the community of further support in the future.
Also speaking, Miss Dirmicit Binyir Pyentim, The program manager for WHF, stated that the beneficiaries profiled were children, women, youths and the elderly who were amongst, those displaced during the recent attacks in the community.
She said the Organization identified one hundred and ten (110) persons for foodstuffs relief with over two hundred and twenty (220) persons receiving clothing and shoes.
The beneficiaries after receiving the items provided were full of smiles and expressed gratitude for the kind gesture extended to them by WAJENAS Hope Foundation.
Speaking on behalf of the Beneficiaries, Rt Rev. Sunday Rama, showered prayers and encomiums on the organization and wished her more growth to positively affect the lives of others. He called on the Government and more Organizations to come to the aid of the people as they were witnessing untold hardship.
WAJENAS HOPE FOUNDATION, a non-profit and non-political organization aimed at giving hope to the less-privilege and making the world a better place by contributing to the welfare of women, youth and children, was established in September 2018.
WAJENAS HOPE FOUNDATION is united across ethnic, religious and social lines with the aims of promoting empowerment, healthy living and national development through awareness/advocacy, workshops, training and mentoring on sustainable interventions.