BY GERALD ALIKU
TEREGO: THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021
Welthungerhilfe, a German humanitarian organization operating in Imvepi and the Rhino Camp Refugee settlement extension in Terego district has donated an assortment of food and none-food items to the district Covid-19 task-force.
The items included medical mattresses, soap, sanitizer, liquid soap, face masks and food items such as rice, eggs, milk, and silver fish among others.
While handing over the items on behalf of Welthungerhilfe, Anthony Joseph Otude, the project manager said they expect the items to be able to reach the intended beneficiaries.
He thanked the leadership of Terego for the cooperation saying there has never been a friction between the district and the humanitarian organization.
“All along we have been working in refugee settlements in Terego. We care about the people in Terego and we want to thank the leadership the cooperation with Welthungerhilfe,” he said.
This is the second time in a space of one month that Terego district task-force has received donation from the Germans to manage Covid-19.
Sunday Ayikoru, the district vice chairperson and secretary for community services appreciated the Welthungerhilfe for the support they have rendered towards fighting Covid-19.
She disclosed that the treatment centre in the district has five positive people who would be supported with the food items.
“People used to run away from our isolations centre, especially during the first wave due to food shortage, with this generous donation, I don’t see that happening again,” she said.
Meanwhile Steven Lokope, the chief administrative officer Terego, said that the partnership between Welthungerhilfe and Terego district has strengthened in fight against the Covid-19, confirming that the organization has rendered unwavering support to the district since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.