US-based NGO Khadi 4 The Aged donates to Gushegu Witches Camp

A non- governmental and non-profit making organization based in the United States of America, KHADI 4 THE AGED has presented food items to the Gushegu Witches Camp in the Northern Region.

Items includes bags of rice, cartons of assorted drinks, cooking oil, bottled water, toiletries among others to improve their nutrition and keep them healthy and strong for their stay at the camp.

Presenting the items on behalf of the executive director Miss Khadija Sofo and the entire organization, Mr Zakariah Mohammed indicated that, “upon hearing the plight of the women, the organization decided to offer a helping hand to them and assured them of more support from the foundation.”

He assured that the NGO will always come to their aid as it is poised to extend it’s good works to some other camps in the North.

Receiving the items on behalf of the home, the spokesperson for the camp who is only known as Memunatu expressed their gratitude to the NGO for their kind support, adding that it will go along way to sustain them for some time.

“We don’t get any support here, if not because you people have brought this food items,,” she lamented.

Madam Memunatu among other challenges facing them at the camp said, they don’t have electricity and the only solar panels that were providing them with electricity is currently not functioning.

She also mentioned that the road linking the camp to Gushegu town is also in a deplorable state which when worked on will be of greater benefit to them.

However, the camp which is about sixteen years old host 150 old women who on one way or another is being accused of witch craft from their various communities and are forced to be brought to live there indefinitely.

Source: tamaleonline.net

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