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Published On: Thu, Apr 9th, 2020

COVID-19: Foundation conducts Almajiri sensitization in Kano

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From Salim Umar Ibrahim, Kano

A non-profit, non-governmental organization, SAFE Foundation, has conducted a sensitization outreach to over two thausand Almajiri children in two Tsangaya schools within Kano metropolis and donated free hand sanitizers.
This is in its effort towards seeing Tsangaya schools are being transformed for the better.
While addressing Journalists, the project development officer of the outfit, Aminu Haruna, said, the sensitization and donation came as a result of the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in the country.
He said, “If you observe carefully, these children are one strong arm of the less privilege members of the society and we interact with them anytime, so, the need to also sensitize them and offer the little we have is almost inevitable”.
Haruna, urged like minds civil society organizations to emulate the kind gesture as already identified by few.
Also reacting on the outreach, the Project manager, Umma Adamu Abubakar, commended the efforts and measures taken by the Kano state government towards Tsangaya schools across the state.
In their separate remarks, the Imams of the tsangaya schools where the outreach is conducted, appreciate the extension of the good gesture to them and felt really honoured for being identified.
The Hand sanitizers donated were locally made by the members of the organization and also, the face mask, which is made locally using tissue (toilet paper) and rubber band to serve the purpose of affordability by the less privilege especially the Almajiri child all in a bid to made them feel involved.

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