Kisii Based Journalists have asked the public and well-wishers to chip in and assist the less fortunate in the society .
The journalists have taken up the responsibility of improving the lives of the less fortunate in the community by donating food stuffs to Jogoo Children’s home in Kisii.
This is the first time the journalists have taken charity initiative to support the less fortunate.
They said that they took that initiative to visit Jogoo Children’s Home to interact and have fun with them as a way of showing love.
Led by Interim Chair Joshua Araka, He said journalists have been fond of covering news without taking their time to give back to the society.
Mr Araka stated that our future prosperity depends on how we help the less privileged in the society..
He appealed to the government and other agencies to put interests of children at heart by giving them fully support .
“We want to ease the loneliness and suffering. Every less fortunate member of the society needs our support,” he said.
His sentiments were echoed by Nation Reporter Ruth Mbula who said that it’s a good initiative as journalists to support the vulnerable in the society.
“We don’t have too much to give. That’s why we focused to help hand to Jogoo Children’s Home”Mbula said.
Correspondent Elizabeth Angira added that the corporation would strive to improve the quality of the less fortunate and contribute to sustainable their livelihoods.
“The old, orphans, vulnerable children, the disabled and other destitute people need us. I ask people to give what they have however small it is to bring joy and happiness to the less privileged during this festive season,” she said.
The Administrator Kevin Kimumu said that the children need parental love.
“Like the way you have visited and shown love that’s the great thing, “he said.
He said national success depends not on the generosity of an individual hearts, but by the success of shared institutions.
Mr Kimumu called upon public to uplift living standard of the vulnerable in the society.