It was Ziwani school for the deaf turn to share fun, smile and great moments with the Kenya Red Cross Society family in an iftar dinner.
The special iftar dinner offered by the OrphanAid Kenya and the Kenya Red Cross Society Mombasa branch saw the angels enjoy a meal and comfort from the humanitarian organisation staff and volunteers.
KRCS Mombasa Branch Acting Welfare officer Mr. Rafik Rauf said the line-up of activities during the holy month of Ramadan is targeting the less fortunate and special groups in the society.
He said visiting children with different abilities makes them feel a sense of comfort and special experience just like other people.
[KRCS Acting Welfare officer Mr. Rafik Rauf with some of the children at Ziwani School for the deaf. Photo/Courtesy/KRCS].
Mr. Rauf disclosed that the humanitarian body will organise such activities to various needy institutions in the county so that they share ample, memorable moments with them.
“The fun games we had with these children remain memorable to our hearts, same applies to them, they only use sign language but we have engaged with them anyway,” said Mr. Rauf with abroad smile.
He continued “The holy month of Ramadan calls for unity, sharing with the less fortunate in the society and always do positive deeds to people, leaving memorable mark in the life,”
He revealed that Shimo la tewa women prison and Al Reyhan orphanage in Kisauni were the next in the weekend line-up so that they also share great moments with the KRCS family.
[RCT Executive director Mr. Taib Abdulrahman serving food during the iftar dinner. Photo/Tom Fondo].
On his part, Reachout Centre Trust Executive director Taib Abdulrahman who graced the iftar dinner expressed his gratitude to KRCS Mombasa Branch, OrphanAid Kenya and the entire Ziwani school for the deaf administration for organising such a humanitarian activity.
He said sharing time and meal with children with special needs breaks discrimination barriers and encourages such children to soldier on in preparing to face the future fearlessly.
He appealed for more donations from well-wishers during and after the holy month of Ramadan so that more need people can be reached.
“Let’s pray, share, unite and care for the needy and those with special needs in our society especially during the holy month of Ramadan,” noted Mr. Abdulrahman.