The Esther Lungu Foundation Trust donates food stuffs to four Secondary Schools in Rufunsa District

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First Lady, Esther
Lungu listens as Kamfinsa Correctional Choir pour their hearts
out in song when she donated various items including mattress,
wheelchairs and hospital equipment, among others, to Ndola
Teaching Hospital
The Esther Lungu Foundation Trust has donated food stuffs worth
more than K30, 000 to four Secondary Schools in Rufunsa
District in Lusaka province as part of its continued efforts in
supporting the underprivileged in society.

Handing over the food stuffs on behalf of the Foundation ,
Rufunsa District Commissioner, Judith Chama commended the First
Lady Esther Lungu for her continued efforts in supplementing
government’s
efforts in assisting the vulnerable in society.

Mrs. Chama said the Trust has been an outstanding partner of
government in helping the less privileged not only in Rufunsa
but country wide.

She said that the food stuffs will go a long way in
supplementing the food needs at the four secondary schools
namely Rufunsa Girls Technical School, Chinyunyu, Mpanshya and
Lukwipa Secondary Schools, respectively.

And the beneficiaries say they are grateful to the First Lady
Esther Lungu and her Foundation for the timely gesture as the
donation would go a long way in the institution’s nutrition
needs .

Chinyunyu Secondary School Head Teacher, Nancy Sakala and
Mpanshya Secondary School Head, Lendah Muloongo said the
donation had come at a right
time as their schools were facing challenges in feeding the
pupils.

And Chinyunyu Secondary Head Girl, Suzyo Nyirongo also thanked
the First Lady and her foundation for the timely donation
saying it was a clear
indication that the first lady treasures and cares about
education for all.

Suzyo said the donation was not only important to their
nutritional value but it will also go a long way in improving
their academic and
professional venture.

And speaking at the same hand over function, Rufunsa District
Education Board Secretary, Stephen Katuta said the First Lady
through her Foundation has been an all-weather partner to the
education sector .
Mr. Katuta urged the pupils especially the girl child to desist
from early marriages and take advantage of government’s good
policies such as the Keep the Girl Child in School
programme.

The donated food stuffs which included, 20Kg bags of rice,
beans cooking oil among others .

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