Salim Khamis, a Grade Six pupil from Jola Urabi Primary in Shanzu and who was captured on camera doing his homework using street light and his family are a relieved lot after receiving the much-needed help from well-wishers.
Legit.ng has learnt Salim and his family on Friday, September 17, received a solar system, thanks to contributions from well-wishers following a report by this site.
According to Gift A Girl Child Initiative’s Diana Chitsaka Mwangala, Salim received a solar panel, a battery, switches, sockets, an inverter and bulbs to help him and his siblings study and complete their homework even at night.
Sharing the good news to Kenyans through Facebook, Diana posted photos of himself alongside environmentalist Emmanuel Mbaji Mruu who first shared Salim’s photos online at an electricals shop buying the aforementioned items.
Diana thanked all the well-wishers who contributed to the worthy course.
“So far Soo Good we purchased a solar system. Solar panel, battery, switches, sockets, inverter, bulbs. Our boy is going to have free lights throughout. He can be able to study at home without any difficulties. God bless you abundantly my good friends and family for the support. Diana Chitsaka, Team Leader And Founder GIFT A GIRL CHILD INITIATIVE,” Diana captioned.
The lady also shared photos of herself officially handing over the items to Salim’s family at Shanzu.
“I delivered the solar system to the boy’s mother. The boy was still at school. Thank you my Facebook friends for always standing with me in supporting our vulnerable children. May you not lack may the Lord fill the gap you left when you gave for the boy’s support. Thanks, Guys I NOW DECLARE the fund drive CLOSED. Thank you guys barikiweni sana,” Diana added.
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