Green Eagles donates to special school
Choma, 26 September, 2014, ZANIS….Green Eagles Football club (GEFC) has donated assorted items worth K4,300 to Saint Mulumba Speacial School in Choma district as part of its social responsibility.
The donated items included two bales of blankets,10 X 25 kilo grams of mealie-meal, 50 kilo grams of rice, 40 liters of cooking oil, two boxes of tomatoes, toiletries and three cases of sugar among other items.
Speaking when he handed over the items to the school today, GEFC Team manager Captain Kennedy Nkanga said the donation was aimed at improving the lives of the pupils living with disabilities at the school.
He said the gesture was also meant to show love to the pupils who are physically challenged and help them to excel in their academic affairs to become future leaders.
“This small donation is meant to show our love for our brothers and sister at this school who are physically challenged and to improve their lives so that they can excel in their school activities,” said Captain Nkanga.
He also hailed the school teachers for what he termed as ‘mammoth tasks’ they were doing to better the lives of the pupils through special teaching.
Captain Nkanga further implored the Choma residents to support theteam in its quest to promote football in the district.
St Mulumba Special School was established by the Catholic Church in 1985 and first started enrolling intellectually impaired pupils, the hearing impaired in 1986 and then in 1987 the vision impaired pupils.
Receiving the items schools Head teacher Jesart Ngulube thanked the Zambia National Service (ZNS) sponsored football club for the gesture adding that the donation will help the school improve its service delivery to the pupils.