MONROVIA: The House of Caring Hands (HOCINC), a United States based Liberian humanitarian organization that strongly believes that every person should be given the opportunity to achieve his/her full functional, social, and intellectual potential through appropriate kindness to less fortunate people has donated 15 bags of rice, (25 Kgs), two cartoons of powder soap, two cartoons of oil, and several pieces of crutches to the Group of 77 whose members are physically challenged.
Presenting the items recently to the group at their office on Newport Street, in Central Monrovia, Mr. Mohammed Odu Massalee, member of the Board of Directors of HOCIC said, their gesture is in line with the organization’s decision to identify with institutions and individuals who are in need across the country.
“Considering the New Year season, we decided to move around and make a small contribution, with the prayer that God will provide the bigger ones next time,” he said.
Mr. Massalee said the donation was the organization’s way of reaching out to the needy.
He added that HOCIC will continue to identify with all those who are in need through donations.
Receiving the items, the Program Officer, of the Group of 77, Mr. Isaacfor P. Denies, expressed gratitude to HOCINC for recognizing the need to identify with the Group of 77. The recipients praised the organization for the kind gesture.
The HOCINC was established in 1964 and comprises more than 130 nations with the primary goals to, among others, help developing nations promote their economic interests and to foster cooperation among developing economies in the Global South.
The G-77 is guided by a charter that was established and adopted in 1967.
HOCIC also visited the Antoinette Tubman Cheshire Home where it donated 15 bags of rice (25 Kgs), a wheel chair, oil biscuit, a bag of onion, and several items, valued several thousand United States dollars.
The Antoinette Tubman Cheshire Home was named and established in 1985 as a non-profit charitable organization that caters to the needs of less fortunate people especially children experiencing cerebral palsy, and other forms of mental and physical disabilities.
It is also a safe home that cares for individuals mostly children with cerebral palsy and other forms of physical and mental disabilities.
It called on the public for support in order to take care of the children who were abandoned after birth by their parents due to their deformities.