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Monday, 18 June 2012

Rotary Club of Asokoro undertake Micro Credit and Mamakit Project in Abuja

Club President Nze Kanayo Chukwumezie handing a Mamakit to a villager
Sunday 10th of June was a historic day in the lives of the people of Takushara Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), a community in Abuja, Nigeria, founded around 1862.On that day, The Rotary Club of Asokoro distributed over a hundred Mamakits (Antenatal Kits) to pregnant women in the village and neighboring villages that gathered at the Takushara primary school.
The Climax of the day was the implementation of the clubs Micro Credit for Women. A total of 20 women benefited from the first round of the Micro credit scheme.
Welcoming the Club, the Chief of the village Alhaji Saidu Mohammed said that the the coming of Rotary into his community is historical and the best that has ever happened to them. He asked Rotarians to explore the rich Mineral and Cultural potentials of his village.According to the Club President Nze Kanayo Chukwumezie, the Micro Credit Train will move to another village this Rotary year having first stopped in Kuyizhi village in Kuje Area Council.
Awarding Micro Credit to the women

The villagers  entertaining guest with dances

Women lining up to receive the Mamakit antenatal kits

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