—The Lions Club of Kabulonga has donated 10 wheelchairs, blankets and assorted foodstuff worth K15, 000 to Kabulonga Cheshire Homes.
Speaking during the handover ceremony of the donated items at Cheshire Homes in Lusaka today, Lions Club of Kabulonga President, Prisca Kasonde, said the donation marks the beginning of a renewed partnership between Cheshire Homes and the Lions Club of Kabulonga which dates back to 1070.
Dr Kasonde stated that the club realises the vital role Cheshire Homes play in the lives of the physically challenged children who are kept at the institution.
She said the Lions Club of Kalulonga wants to renew the relation that existed between the two organisations which saw the construction a building at Cheshire Homes by the Lions Club of Kabulonga.
And in receiving the donation Kabulonga Cheshire Homes Sister in-Charge, Petronella Mwila, stated that the donation had come at a time when children really needed aid to sustain their livelihood.
Sister Mwila noted that wheelchairs and assorted foodstuff will go a long way in support vulnerable children who are kept at the institution.
She commended the Lions Club of Kabulonga for considering the welfare of the physically challenged children in the society.
Kabulonga Cheshire Home is being run by the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi and offers free rehabilitative care to Zambian children aged 0 to 16 whose conditions require surgery due to physical disability.