COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF NANDI EMPOWER GREAT HOPE CHILDREN’S HOME THROUGH COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR EQUITY
The county government of Nandi through the department of Culture, Social Welfare Sports, Youth Affairs and Arts in its mandate of powering collective action through community engagement, visited the Great Hope Children’s Home that has 26 needy students who call it home since their childhood stage and are now grown .
Speaking while flagging off the donations, CECM for Gender and Social Welfare Rose Angira acknowledged the role of children’s homes in the county.
She said such facilities protect young and vulnerable children from bad influences and circumstances which can lead them to delinquency.
“In the homes, needy children are offered guidance, taken care of and equipped with necessary life skills,” she noted. “It is for this reason that the County Government of Nandi will continue to support such facilities, so that together we can contribute to a meaningful future for the less fortunate in the society.”
Salome Chebitok,the core founder of Great Hope Childrens Home which was founded in 2012, has seen the organization take through several children through school from primary to secondary.
Pastor Elkana Kipyego, the spiritual parent to the children applauded the county Government for playing the pivotal role in leveraging the government influence in addressing complex challenges these children face and towards their empowerment to be in an equitable and fair environment for quality growth.
Chief officer Madam Beatrice Chemurgor encouraged the children to work smart in their education and promised that the county Government will render it’s significant support at all times .
Also present was Director Social Welfare Gender and cultural Mr Dominic Tullo.