Sister Annie Panikulam of Nyumbani Children of God Relief Institute addresses the NDC participants.
On 6 November 2018, participants from the National Defence College (NDC) Karen, paid a visit to Nyumbani Children’s Home in Karen, Nairobi and the Samaritan Children of God Relief Institute in Rongai, Kajiado County.
The visit was geared to inspire and share with the children and saw the participants distribute donations including foodstuff and other personal effects to the two children’s homes.
The participants comprised of security officers drawn from the Kenya Defence Forces, National Police Service, National Youth Service, National intelligence Service, and the Kenya Prisons Service.They also had representatives from the Ministry of Immigration, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Interior other than international participants drawn from Bostwana, Burundi, Egypt, German, India, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Colonel Korir, the social Chairman for the participants pledged support to the children. “NDC participants will continue to conduct corporate social responsibility by supporting the vulnerable in the society whenever they can,” he said. He also acknowledged the efforts made by key players of the homes encouraging them to continue doing good work which demands a lot of patience and sacrifice.
Currently, Nyumbani Children’s Home has 124 children while Samaritan Children’s Home has 41 children ranging from newborns to teenagers.The donations were from the students and partners.
National Defence College Course Coordinator Colonel Stephen Radina presents donations to the Chief Manager Nyumbani Children of God Relief Institute Mr. Protus Lumiti.
National Defence College Course participants share a light moment with the children.