Children’s Day: NGO offers free medical care to Gishiri kids


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By Aderogba George/Sylvester Thompson

Mariecare Initiative, an NGO, has offered free medical services to children of Gishiri community, a suburb of the FCT, to commemorate the 2019 Children’s Day celebration.

Miss Marie Onen, founder of the organisation said on Saturday that the organisation was moved by the drive to reach out to the less privileged children in the society who had various health challenges.

She said that project F-Medi was celebrating the 2019 Children’s Day with a view to reaching out to more than 2000 children with free medical services.

“This is the second phase of this project, we have done one before and we did a lot of screening on the first phase such as malaria, HIV and AIDS test, we are driven by a genuine commitment to this project.

“We want to ensure that the less fortunate children and women are being taken care of and given adequate attention through our programme.”

She urged Nigerians, particularly mothers and…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria