A group of women Police officers in Karonga district which is normally known as Karonga Police Women Network (KPWN) on February 14, 2017 offered a donation to Lusubilo Orphan Care which is situated near St Mary’s Catholic Church, in the district .
The donation was led by the Officer in Charge for Karonga Police Station Mrs Sekani Tembo and the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP).
Karonga deputy Police relations officer Constable George Mulewa told News Watch Reviews that these women Police officers tackled among others the importance of going to school as one of the weapons of defeating poverty.
“These children have also been advised to have moral behavior and report to police any kind of abuse rendered to them”, said George.
Presenting the donation, the Karonga Police Officer In Charge told the children that being orphan does not mean the end of everything and God will not let them alone.
However the Officer in Charge advised the staff members who are taking care of those children to make sure that their good job of caring children should continue and the items donated to the children should be given to the real beneficiaries without favourtism.
The items donated were soap, sugar, clothes, kitchen utensils and toys for nursery school children. The items worth close to K500,000.
Accepting the donation, Sister Beatrice Chipeta who is the founder of Lusubiro Orphan Care alluded the Karonga Police Women Network for being exemplary to the general public by donating such kind of items.
“We are grateful for this great gesture, we therefore appeal to all other welwishers to do the same even for the little they may have”, said Beatrice.
According to Sister Beatrice Chipeta, Lusubilo Orphan Care was opened in 1997 and currently its accommodating 97 children of which 50 are girls. Most of the children are from Karonga, Chitipa and some parts of Rumphi districts.