In its efforts to put a smile of the faces of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno state, a German based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Bruderhilfe (brotherly help) Social Development Imitative Foundation has donated 100 modernized utility tricycles to 100 crippled IDPs in the state.
The GO in collaboration with the Nigerian embassy in Germany, Centre for Poverty Reduction and the Borno state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) made the donations Tuesday.
While presenting the tricycles at the SEMA office, the President Bruderhilfe Social Development Initiative Foundation Mr. Marry Brufer Bamigbe said: “First of all, I must sincerely salute your courage and resolute in the face Boko haram crisis., knowing the fact that the physically challenged persons were the most hit by the insurgency.”
“We decided to assist the with 100 mobility cart to not only ease their movement but to also enable them carry out petty trading for them to be economically independent”, Bruffer said.
While appreciating the Nigerian Ambassador to Germany Alhaji Maitam Tugar, Mrs Bamigbe said , “In a bid to reduce poverty among women forks and the less privileged in the society, Nigeria Ambbassor to Garmany in collaboration with Bruderhilfe Social developnment initiatives decided to bring succor to the suffering of physical challenged people in Borno state, more especially the IDOs”.
“What you are seeing today is the first phase of our intervention , a total of 100 physically challenged persons IDPs will get modern utility cart tricycles each and some little money to start up their business, while our subsequent interventions will focus on health and educations.
“All the beneficiaries are victims of Boko haram insurgency; they have suffered a lot in this crisis,
“I pleaded with the SEMA’s Chairperson to include Women, mothers, children and men so that we reach out to everyone. We intend to do more in putting smile on the faces of these our brothers and sisters,” Mrs Marry said.