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IDAN chairman launches Zaputuo-u Welfare Fund

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By EMN Updated: Jun 06, 2023 7:39 pm
IDAN chairman launches Zaputuo-u Welfare Fund
Abu Metha handing over documents of Zaputuo-u Welfare Fund to the Kohima Orphanage and Destitute Home (KODH) during a programme on Tuesday.

DIMAPUR — In a major boost to take forward social activities particularly to the downtrodden section of the society, the advisor to chief minister and chairman IDAN, Abu Metha, launched the Zaputuo-u Welfare Fund and handed over documents to the Kohima Orphanage and Destitute Home (KODH) during a programme held on Tuesday.

Speaking at the programme, Metha recalled his visit to the orphanage during its golden jubilee earlier this year as the special guest, wherein he assured to institute the Zaputuo-u Welfare Fund, an update from KODH stated.

It stated that the welfare fund bank account is opened at Bank of Baroda. It would be operated by a board comprising the present mother of the home, Neibanuo, along with eminent personalities and people involved in social service. The aim of the fund was to create opportunities for the children of the home to pursue rewarding careers and excellence in various fields.

It stated that the fund would assist children for pursuing higher education, exposure opportunities, capacity building exercises etc. It would also support the children to pursue their dreams, aspirations and their passions.

The fund also aspires to support children so that they are not denied the opportunities to pursue their ambitions and their dreams. The fund would help the children to excel in various fields such as skill development, computer education, sports, music, arts, education etc.

The fund further aims to keep alive the memory of Zaputuo-u, who is a pioneering personality and a tall figure among the Naga people.

Report stated that her dreams and vision to give respect and a future to every child on par with everybody else would be pursued with committed seriousness.

Abu Metha appealed to all well-wishers to positively contribute toward the fund so that no child is left behind. He added that the welfare fund would start with a seed money of INR5 lakhs deposited in the account.

Metha was accompanied by Theja Meru, chairman of TaFMA and Dr. Hovithal Sothu, project director of TaFMA.

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By EMN Updated: Jun 06, 2023 7:39:51 pm
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