Copier Foun­da­tion, An­gel of Hope come through for Nh­langano folk

Observer on Saturday - - News -

One spoon of soup in need has more value than a pot of soup when we have an abun­dance of food – so goes an An­golan Proverb.

A new baby, Copier Foun­da­tion, which is an off­spring of Copier Cor­po­ra­tion, last week­end had the com­mu­nity of Mang­wa­neni, Nh­langano in the Shis­el­weni re­gion ex­tremely ap­pre­cia­tive of their do­na­tion of food parcels and other items to use at home.

The im­pov­er­ished com­mu­nity that in­cluded the area’s mem­bers of the com­mu­nity po­lice, the el­derly, peo­ple liv­ing with dis­abil­i­ties and or­phaned and vul­ner­a­ble chil­dren (OVC) re­ceived items that in­cluded maize meal and rice bags, beans, sugar, tin stuffs, cook­ing oil, juice, tea bags, grand pa tablets, wash­ing pow­der, bath soaps, green bar soaps, tooth paste and brush, san­i­tary pads and sec­ond hand clothes.

Joy was writ­ten all over the re­cip­i­ents’ faces as they ex­pressed their ut­most ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the do­na­tion through a se­nior com­mu­nity mem­ber iden­ti­fied as Shongwe as he thanked the foun­da­tion to­gether with An­gel of Hope for ex­tend­ing an olive branch to them. He urged the foun­da­tion not to for­get them even in fu­ture as there were many peo­ple that still in need in the area.

Copier Cor­po­ra­tion is a Mba­bane based com­pany that was es­tab­lished in 2010 and is in the in­dus­try of ser­vice, main­te­nance and sup­ply of Sharp Pho­to­copy­ing Ma­chines and con­sum­ables.

This is not the first time that the com­pany has been in­volved in such com­mu­nity ser­vice as through their Cor­po­rate So­cial In­vest­ment (CSI) they have car­ried their man­date of en­sur­ing that they as­sist in what­ever means the com­pany can.

Dis­ad­van­taged

They have in the past part­nered with An­gel of Hope, which is aligned with their so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity initiative that they are try­ing to shed some light of hope in en­sur­ing that they build a bet­ter to­mor­row for the na­tion through chil­dren are dis­ad­van­taged and who are the fu­ture.

The com­pany’s Sales and Mar­ket­ing Of­fi­cer Tandzisile Kunene dis­closed that this was the first time that Copier Cor­po­ra­tion through the newly es­tab­lished foun­da­tion has gone out to do­nate to the needy as in the past they do­nated through the com­pany it­self.

She said they chose Nh­langano be­cause in the past they made do­na­tions in the Lubombo and Manzini re­gions and saw a need to move to the other re­gions. “Mang­wa­neni in Nh­langano is just a start and we will move to the other re­gions as well. In the past the com­pany used to cook lunch for the needy, but as we have grown to pro­duce a foun­da­tion we now want to give needy peo­ple things they can use at home in­stead of just en­joy­ing a meal for one day.

We wish to see ev­ery Liswati reach­ing 2022 in good health,” she stated. She noted that in the past they had con­cen­trated on as­sist­ing chil­dren in the Lubombo and Manzini re­gions yet their cus­tomers were all over the coun­try.

YOURS: Ndz­a­bandz­aba pre­sent­ing an Emandla maize meal pack to an el­derly man.

MY TURN: One of the ben­e­fi­cia­ries col­lect­ing his items.

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