Imphal: The Indian Red Cross Society, Imphal East District Branch has distributed edible items to the children homes in the district run under the initiative of both private and government agencies. The edibles items were sponsored by IRCS National Headquarter which is located in New Delhi.
The distribution programme was carried out by a team of volunteers of the district’s IRCS led by its chairman Narendra Ningombam which also included many who had bagged best volunteers’ honour namely Laishram Jiber, Premjit Naoroibam and B. Roji. On the day, the officials and volunteers also distributed face masks to all the inmates and a precautionary awareness programme was also conducted in order to increase their knowledge on the ways for protection from Covid-19.
The children homes where the edibles items were distributed were Specialised Adoption Agency, Ningthem Pukhri Mapal; Open Shelter Home, Khurai Ruangan Leikai; Chabira Kerikil Children Home, Khurai Laishram Leikai; Children Home Kabo Leikai, Dewlahland; Mother Teresa Children Home, Mantripukhri; Garment Jyoti Home Luwangsangbam; Tabitha Children Home, Mantripukhri; Porei Na Wakil, Achanbigei; and Children Home, Lei Engkhol.