As art of its corporate social responsibily, the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance), recently extended its philanthropic gesture to the inmates of Home for the Elderly as well as the Compassion Centre for the Physically Challenged, both in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
While making the donations which include food items, medical equipment and cash, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Norbert Bielderman, who led the nahco aviance team, comprising the Manager, Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Relations, Uche Maduemesi and Manager, Port Harcourt Station, Stanley Okiti, expressed nahco aviance’ resolve to always identify with organizations that engage in services to humanity.
Bielderman told officials and inmates of the Home, “We are glad to make these donations to you as part of our giving back to the society. Nahco aviance is a socially responsible company that cares for the welfare of the less privileged. We will continue to offer our support.’
He added, “I want to encourage you, caregivers for the wonderful work you are doing because it is not easy to care for the sick and the elderly in the society. We will visit again when time permits. Please continue your good work.”
The Matron, Home for the Elderly, Rev. Sister Mary Jane Raphael Agudosi, in her speech expressed gratitude to the visitors for its benevolence “we are grateful to all the good-spirited individuals and organizations that always donate for our upkeep, we pray the good lord continue to prosper the company, especially in this harsh economic times”.
On her part, the Medical Director, Compassion Centre for Physically Challenged, Rev. Sister Pauline Butler, expresses appreciation for the gesture and urged well- meaning individuals and organizations to emulate nahco aviance.
By: Sade Williams