Local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Light of Hope organization (LHO) aims at building the capacity of youths and women to become self-reliant in addressing socio- economic issues affecting them on Tuesday donated Covid-19 assaulted items to Rumphi Prison to uplift living standards of inmates.
The organisation also impart information on how inmates can protect themselves from the virus and other Covid-19 preventive measures.
The organisation’s Executive director Wilson Mfune, said since the organisation started in 2016, it has boost living standards of prisoners .
“Our vision is to help the most needy people who can hardly get information on covid-19 through the usual channels, that’s why we thought of prisoners are among the most vulnerable people in the society.
He adds: ” Usually dont forget about them, they also need information to protect themselves from the virus and make informed choices.”
The organisation donated Face masks, washing soaps to 60 inmates just among others to the tune of K100 000.
Rumphi Prison in-charge Rajab Motta commended the organisation for the donation, saying it will go a long way in promoting life standards of inmates.
“We need more organisation to come in and help us in fighting this virus by sharing preventive measures messages and such donations.”
The organisation, according to Mfune, is also helping the elderly people.