Kaning’a CCAP on Saturday handed over a donation wealth K2 million to floods victims currently being kept in transit camps of Makhanga, Bangula and other parts of the stricken districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje.
President Peter Mutharika declared almost half of the country a disastrous area after heavy rains and thunderstorms swept their houses killing close to 200 people while 154 are not accounted for.
Handing over the donation, Resident Pastor, Reverend Innocent Ng’onamo said the church has a great role to play in helping the needy.
Reverend Ng’onamo said the church is deeply concerned with what happened in Chikwawa, Nsanje and other parts of the country where floods displaced the citizens.
“We are urging people wherever they are to emulate life of Jesus Christ [of helping the needy],” said Reverend Ng’onamo.
Receiving the donation, commissioner for disaster, Paul Chiunguzeni, commended Kaning’a CCAP for the timely donation to the victims.
Chiunguzeni assured the church that their donation will go a long way in assisting floods victimized citizenry.
“Do not doubt, as a department we will make sure that your donation should reach the intended beneficiaries,” said Chiunguzeni.
Some of the items donated include a cash amounting to a K1 Million, maize flour of 110 bags, 6 bags of beans, clothes, three bales of blankets, and kitchen utensils.
Meanwhile, the office of Chewa a Heritage Foundation (CHEFO) has announced that it will be going to the Lower Shire where among other things the office intends to cheer their brothers and sisters who are suffering following the devastating floods which hit their areas.
CHEFO Vice Chair Kenneth Mseka made the announcement on Saturday during a get together in the capital Lilongwe.We will update the nation on the Chewa trip to the lower Shire which will be taking place soon.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :