Benin/School kits for orphaned children in Sakété
It is in all compassion that the head of Bethel Compassion for Development (CPD), Pastor Ebel Ayipkola, distributed this Sunday at its headquarters in Sakété, school kits consisting of various supplies to orphans and vulnerable children in the town of Sakété, and sewing machines to widows and learners at the end of training for their professional integration.
This event took place in the presence of representatives of local authorities, the head of the Center for Social Promotion, to the delight of the beneficiaries and their parents.
"The kits composed of notebooks, pens, books and other school tools, will allow orphans and vulnerable children of the town, to make a good return to school and spend the school year like all other children who benefit from the program.The kits composed of notebooks, pens, books and other school tools, will allow orphans and vulnerable children of the town, to make a good return to school and to spend the school year like all other children who receive assistance from their parents, "said Pastor Ebel Ayikpola.
Satisfied with the social actions of the orphanage center, the representative of the communal authority at this event, Samuel Assogba, agent at the town hall of Sakété, said that the orphanage created in 2007 by the mayor of Sakété, is a good example of a community-based organization.He said that the orphanage created in 2007 by Pastor Ebel Ayipkola has evolved, and has now complied with the requirements of a reception center for vulnerable people in Benin. He also stressed the good collaboration between the Centre and the town hall. "The centre works with decentralized structures to improve the living conditions of children in difficult situations," the mayor's representative said. He also said words of gratitude to the promoter Ebel Ayikpola, who "fought and found partners so that today, the center meets the required standards.
The Bethel Compassion for Development Centre (CPD) currently has 31 (thirty-one) children in all categories and about a hundred outpatient children in care. These children are accompanied either in their schooling or in learning a trade until their professional integration.
However, the difficulties noted by the representative of the town hall call for the support of structures and people of good will.
"The centre is currently experiencing difficulties in providing adequate food for the children interned, difficulties in finalizing its compliance, and logistical difficulties in setting up the ramps.s for the installation of access ramps, facilitating access to the building for disabled children, the purchase of cupboards, clothing for children," said Mr. Assogba. Assogba.
At this event, Pastor Ebel Ayikpola appealed to all people of goodwill, all structures with humanitarian vocation, willing to accompany orphans and children in difficult situations.
"They can establish a partnership with the Bethel orphanage, so that our pensioners can be truly taken care of and have the right to a future like all other children who have their parents with them," pleaded Pastor Ayikpola.
On the same occasion, envelopes were given to orphaned students, candidates for the Baccalaureate exam, to support them in the purchase of documents and to compensate for expenses related to various photocopies and other costs.
Social actions that augur well for development and social balance, which the parents welcomed and appreciated. They also expressed their wishes to the French partners, so that they do not abandon the Bethel Center.