United States-based Non-governmental Organization (NGO), Zumunta Association in collaboration with Menroi Rural Priority Foundation (MRPF) on Monday, 2nd April 2022 embarked on the Zumunta Association palliative assistance project by providing treatments and drugs worth N455,000 to 150 beneficiaries (mostly widows, nursing mothers, pregnant women, children, aged men, and women) in Turan community, Jato Aka in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State.
The one-day outreach focused on sensitization of preventive measures for malaria and general sanitary hygiene, malaria treatment and administration of drugs, Sharing of mosquito nets, and distribution of anti-malaria drugs.
According to the coordinator of MRPF, Sophia Kwaghzan, “We at Menroi Rural Priority Foundation decided that it will be great to visit this community with mosquito nets, sensitize them on Preventive methods of Malaria and also to provide treatment and drugs.”
A report compiled by Zumunta Association indicates that the outreach will greatly reduce the spread of malaria in that community.
The people are more exposed and informed about the dangers of malaria. People now know how to use mosquito nets to prevent mosquito bites. They know what drugs to take to treat or prevent malaria.
Zumunta Association is an ethnically diverse Northern Nigeria Cultural
Community organization. With descends from the nineteen Northern States
of Nigeria in the Diaspora. They are a not for profit organization with a
(501) (C) (3) Status rooted with the goodwill commitment of giving back
to the communities in their region.
They foster collaborations, promote
technological innovations, provide scholarships to the less-privileged
to help develop and improve educational potential of their youths in
creating opportunities for a better shot of life in actualizing their dreams
And in Pursuant of a well-spirited ambition to fund a vital cause of a very much needed and desired projects to support and enhance lives by alleviating the penury of their people in the
local communities of Northern Nigeria.
They also advocate for responsible and etiquette leadership, promotion of peaceful coexistence, preservation of our cultural heritage, advocating for civility and conflict resolution through non-violent peaceful negotiation, with respect for human right and dignity.