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Eid al-Adha funfair for orphanage children in Kaduna


Children at the Eid al-Adha celebration organized by Turkish Airline in collaboration with Orphanage care and Support Foundation in Kaduna State…recently.

Turkish Airline in collaboration with Orphanage care and Support Foundation a non governmental organization (NGO) has celebrated Eid al-Adha with orphanage children in order to put smiles on their faces and let the orphans have a sense of belonging during the festive season.

The event, which held in Kaduna, featured Islamic recitation, chorography, drama, dancing among others to make the children feel happy. Representative of Turkish Airline, Nafisat Mohammed said Turkish Airline management is keen to brighten up lives of the orphans and help put a smile on their faces this festive season and always.

“Turkish Airline management as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has decided to support privilege children to see that no child is left behind. We have been doing this for many years now and we will continue to support less privileged children in the society especially at the festive period”, she said.


Executive Director of Orphanage Care and Support Foundation Jamila Thompson Abdulkadri, stated her organization develop projects with local partners of orphanage homes and tackle the roots cause of child poverty in their community. “We partner with orphanage homes that understand the community needs especially some of the community that lack capacity to provide their innovative solutions. We strengthen the capacity of our partners by pursuing funding opportunities and ensuring they are able to effectively and efficiently use those funds properly. We come together with a vision of a better World for our orphans and vulnerable children.

Abdulkadri noted her NGO, creates real and lasting change in child’s life by tackling the root cause of child’s poverty. We focus on orphans and vulnerable children living in poverty, facing abuse, abandon, violence and discrimination.

“We tackle the physical, educational and emotional barriers to a child’s development and create strong family and community support structure. We want a World where no child has to live or work on the street. We may not change the World but we will change the world of children we work with”, she said.

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