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JHF donates food aid worth millions of naira to 280 vulnerable households in Adamawa

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In its core mandate in providing free health services to less privilege people, of recent, Janna Health Foundation (JHF) in collaboration with Irish Aid from the Embassy of the Republic of Ireland, donated Food Aid to the people of Adamawa state Northern senatorial in the 2018/2019 year of humanitarian service of the two sister organisation. JHF made a provision of 280 bags of rice, 280 gallons of vegetable oil, 140 bags of salt, 50 cartons of Maggi seasoning among other food items for 280 most vulnerable households in Michika and Madagali LGAs. The 280 households were selected through a vulnerability ranking process from Chesdewol community in Michika LGA and Duhu Gari community in Madagali LGA to caution the effect of Boko Haram insurgents activities netted on them. The event which took place on January 12th and 13th, in the two benefited communities where the District Head of Duhu, Lawal Buba the Village Head,Mr Bernard Auta and the WHO Facilitator for Madagali LGA, Alhaji Mustafa Sanusi were in attendance to receive the food stuff for onward distribution to vulnerable families. While thanking JHF for coming to their aid at this crucial time, the district head of Duhu, Lawal Buba said since they returned from been displaced by Boko Haram insurgents no such humanitarian help has been rendered to them by anybody. The District head of Chesdewol Community, Bulama Chesdewol been represented by Mr Gomna Zakawa,the village head of Michika two, Pius D. Kwache, and Mrs. Mary J. Kwatri, ES, PHCA Michika were all in attendance to receive the food items for Michika LGA communities. The Founder of JHF and an indigene of Michika LGA, Dr Steven John gave a background of how the foundation initiated the project eight years ago having the aims of taking care of the social needs of the downtrodden and the most vulnerable individuals in the society. According to him the 2018/2019 event was mainly organized and meant for Widows and orphans who are victims of Boko Haram insurgency. He however said with the support from the Irish Aid, it was expanded to cover Vulnerable Households in the selected communities. Responding to the gesture by JHF and Irish Aid, the District Heads appreciated the Organizations for putting smiles on the faces of the victims of the Boko Haram insurgency. The ES of Michika PHCA, Mrs Mary Kwatri also thanked JHF for remembering the 280 households, who are already in dare humanitarian aid need. Founder of JHF, Mr John promised to sustain the Annual event considering the hardship experienced by the households in the selected communities. Dan Garba, Yola

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