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WeCare clocks two years, organizes a fundraising dinner and dance

Written by  Harold Kapindu
WeCare's Blessings Banda making a donation in 2015 WeCare's Blessings Banda making a donation in 2015

Lilongwe, December 9,  2016: WeCare, a charitable organization supporting vulnerable children in education, access to health and information has organized a fundraising dinner and dance to celebrate two years of existence.

The event will take place at Sunbird Capital Hotel on December 17 from 5:30pm to 11pm.
According to one of the founders, Blessings Banda, currently WeCare doesn’t have donors and it relies on monthly MK7, 000 contributions from each of its 30 members.

“WeCare Youth Organization, commonly called “WeCare” is a youth based organization. All its activities are youth friendly and are focused mainly on youths that care for the lives of innocent souls. The organization’s core objective is to ensure that orphans and vulnerable children should also receive quality education and health care they deserve.

“Wecare supports in education by providing schools fees, school uniforms, socks, school bags, pens, pencils, books and everything that a child needs at school. It also provides mentorship on career guidance and also provides health support to beneficiaries.

“We support beneficiaries from nursery to primary education but plans are underway to extend to secondary education. Currently, we are supporting 15 vulnerable kids,” he said.

Banda added: “WeCare is also supporting all those young people that are living with HIV with support for positive living and also continued linkage to the possible structures in the community and health care for support.

“WeCare believes that those young people living with HIV must be given a chance to be heard and also have access to quality HIV services. WeCare also works with caregivers in providing them with possible needs as they are taking care of the adolescents living with HIV.”

WeCare is implementing an Orphan headed household housing project where it is supporting the construction of houses to orphan headed households, provide them with livelihood materials and linkage to other social services.

Tickets for the dinner and dance are going at MK15, 000 only. Contact Blessings or call Paul on 0999 375 247 or Hanna on 0888 525 680 for a ticket.


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