Harare Cresta Lions Club Remembers Mufakose Based Orphanage

“Our big vision is to serve the society and impact it in a positive and meaningful way”.
By Anyway Yotamu.
Harare Cresta Lions Club, an organisation established to serve vulnerable communities through providing aid as a social responsibility, has donated foodstuffs and goods worth thousands of dollars to Mufakose based Wings of Grace Trust.
Speaking at the handover ceremony at the children’s home on Saturday, Club President, Emily Mumba said the donations were in line with one of the organisation’s mandates.
“Today we’re here at Wings of Grace Trust to donate some food and this is in line with one of our pillars which is to assist those who are in need. We’re also excited to assist in our communities. This is also part of our corporate social responsibility activities.
“The Harare Cresta Lions was formed after Harare the Phoenix Lions Club and in terms of the pillars that guide us we have hunger, diabetes, cancer and environment and our big vision is to serve the society and impact it in a positive and meaningful way,” said Mumba.
In her acceptance speech, founder and Director of Wings of Grace Trust, Winnet Gwanzura thanked the organization’s gesture to the children’s home.
“I just want to thank Cresta Jameson Lions Club and everyone involved in this gesture. We were not expecting to get such a large consignment of groceries at a time we are battling to fight Covid-19 and also high prices of goods in our shops.
“Things are really difficult, but we have to show gratitude to our friends from Cresta Jameson Lions club and families who have remembered us and hope they will not forget us as we go forward. However, we are also facing challenges with school fees for some of our kids and we hope individuals and corporations will come on board soon.” Gwanzura said.

Harare Cresta Lions Club and Harare the Phoenix Lions Club , members pose for a picture at the handover ceremony in Mufakose. Pic: Anyway Yotamu.
Speaking at the same event Harare the Phoenix Lions Club president, Catherine Kaseke said, ” we’re an International Organization that looks at serving communities throughout the world, for us to start relationship with this Children’s home it come through our junior club called Leons International, which was the one come up with the Children’s home’s plight to our attention that’s when we started to support them with food stuffs and clothing for the kids.
The donated goods worth includes blankets, cooking oil, mealie meal, rice, sugar, flour, soap, detergents and petroleum jelly among other goods.
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