BY Kesah Princely, in Buea
Some persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Bamenda have received anti COVID-19 kits from the Organisation for The Realization of an Inclusive Society(ORIS).
During a ceremony held at the organisation’s headquarters in Nkwen, Bamenda III subdivision recently, ORIS’s founder and CEO, Mr. Fedel Tancho, himself a person with visual impairment, said persons living with disabilities ought to be very careful as the fight against the deadly virus rages on.
He intimated that PWD’s whom he said were being badly affected by the ongoing Anglophone armed conflict are now going to see their situations worsen by the global health crisis.
The beneficiaries, received items such as face masks, soap and buckets to help them contain the spread of the virus. They were equally handed some food items such rice and vegetable oil as ORIS continued with its humanitarian action.
Created in 2015, the Organisation for the Realization of an Inclusive Society has as objectives, to promote the education of persons with disabilities, advocate for their rights, promote sports among them and above all intervene in crisis situations.
The Bamenda based NGO had earlier carried out a similar anti COVID-19 exercise in May 2020.