Hope Afresh foundation Taraba in collaboration with Ishk Tolaram foundation has commenced donation of free artificial limbs to Amputees in the state.
Speaking at event at Hope Afresh Foundation Taraba, wife of the Governor Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku who was represented by her Senior Special Assistant on Administration, Barr. Nun-Rimam Dashe said the gesture is to give a sense of belonging to the Amputees.
The Governor’s wife explained that the free donation will run to Sunday this week at the Hope Afresh foundation, Taraba.
Anna Darius Ishaku commended her partners for supporting her desires of touching lives in the state.
On her part, the President, Centre of Advocacy for Persons with Disability, Omotunde Ellen Thompson said the gesture is a plus to disabled in Taraba state.
Omotunde described the gesture as timely as the artificial limbs will give amputees a sense of belonging.
Some of the beneficiaries explained that with the artificial limbs, they can now work and engaged in some skills acquisition to earn a living.
Many screened Amputees are seen at Hope Afresh foundation eagerly waiting to receive their free artificial limbs.
The exercise continues from today until Sunday to effectively attend to all screened amputees drawn from the three senatorial zones of the state and beyond.