Kenya’s Diaspora Donates To The Haiti Disaster Relief Operations

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Nairobi, Kenya - A Kenyan Diaspora community in the United States has donated $2034 to assist the victims of the Haiti earthquake disaster.

Through their Community church, the Kenya diaspora in Atlanta made the donation to the Kenya Red Cross through the Diaspora Office in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Speaking when he received a cheque of the donation from the Director of the Diaspora office yesterday, Mr. Abbas Gullet, the Secretary General of the Kenya Red Cross Society thanked the Kenya’s Diaspora in the US, and in particular, members of the Kenyan Community church in Atlanta for their kind gesture and expression of humanity.

Mr. Abbas said that the contribution would help to alleviate the hardships of our brothers and sisters in Haiti and was a demonstration of solidarity with the global community in response to the appeal for more commitments for the continuing emergency operations.

The Secretary General also thanked the Diaspora office for providing a platform for the Kenya’s diaspora to respond to international humanitarian efforts as well as national development activities. He appealed to the diaspora community to continue supporting the Kenya Red Cross in its various other projects.

Speaking at the occasion, the Director of the Diaspora office, Ms. Jackline Yonga said the Office would continue to work closely with the Kenya Red Cross to engage the diaspora in humanitarian efforts and other projects to improve the living conditions the poor in Kenya.
Source: http://www.mfa.go.ke/mfacms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=343&Itemid=2

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