Sunday, November 11, 2012


Lions Club of DSM visited Medina Orphanage – their Signature Project at Vikawe on 4th November to handover 6 sets of Double-Beds provided by Lion Murtaza Bodalbhai and donated food items like Biscuits, Water, Cakes, Juice and Snacks to the orphans.

President Lion Rafiq Ghartey said in his speech that Lions Club of DSM Pwani had recognized Medina Orphanage as its Signature Project and towards this end, it has brought this assistance. He thanked all donors for success of this activity.

RC Lion Rizwan Qadri expressed his appreciation over what Pwani Club had done for the orphanage and mentioned that the children needed help so that they become better citizens. “We need to ensure that they are well fed, clothed and educated as of now they already have a roof over their head,” said Lion Rizwan. 

Bi Kulthum, the Matron, welcomed and thanked the Lions of Pwani for providing Beds and the children were very happy. She was overwhelmed by the continual support that the club has been providing to make the Orphanage self-sustaining.

The Local Government District Chairman Mr. Josephat Mkombachepa said in his speech that Lions have done great things in Vikawe. The fact of adopting an Orphanage has become part of Vikawe history. He thanked the Lions for donating Beds to the Orphans and mentioned that Vikawe Authority will contribute TShs 200,000 for the Orphanage and they requested a joint effort in enabling availability of water in the area.

The club members 

Young girl Fatuma enjoying snacks

Median Orphanage in the foreground 

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