Samaritan Home observed its 8th prayer day -cum- boundary wall and gate dedication during its foundation day at its premises at Thahekhu village on June 18. Samaritan Home is a rehabilitation centre for destitute women and victims of malevolence society.
The Centre is owned and run by women department, WSBAK. The Centre aims to rescue girls, who are into indecent professions, also poor orphans and helpless widows, and empower them to become self-reliant by imparting alternative means of livelihood such as tailoring, weaving as well as teaching them word of God and disciplined life.
The centre constructed its boundary wall and gate through contributions from well wishers and generous donors and was dedicated by Rev Helkath Kappo, Director Mission and Evangelism, WSBAK and inaugurated by Deepika Naga, wife of Hukato Naga.
Speaking as chief guest, Deepika Naga appreciated the women department for initiating such a noble venture especially for the welfare of destitute and distressed women and young girls. She congratulated the board members and the staff for running the centre successfully and for training and disciplining more than 50 destitutes.
She also encouraged the Centre by donating Rs. 50,000 towards the upliftment of poor and their cause.
Convener, Samaritan Home, Tokhuli N. Achumi, delivered the key note and welcome address while women secretary, WSBAK, Easter H. Shohe, delivered vote of thanks. She also thanked deputy commissioner, Dimapur, Maongwati Aier for contributing 4 bundles of CGI sheets to the Centre for construction of work shed.
Convenor, Construction Committee, Kiyehe Awomi, presented the construction report on the boundary wall and gate.Special number and choreography were presented by youth of Dimapur Sumi Baptist Church and Purana Bazar Sumi Baptist Church respectively. Women department, Thilixu Baptist Church entertained the gathering with their mimicking talents.
The programme was chaired by Chairperson, Women Executive, WSBAK, Vetoli Zhimomi.