8 February 2013

Angola: Lwini Foundation, Partners Assist Disabled People

Luanda — Lwini foundation along with its partners, the Angolan Association of Disabled Ex-soldiers (AMMIGA), National Association of Angolan Handicap (ANDA) and Reintegration League of Disabled People (LARDEF), started Thursday handing over various goods to disadvantaged people.

The official of Ammiga project, Narciso Pinto, said that the nationwide project started in provinces of Bengo and Luanda, with the former having benefited from 25 wheelchairs.

He said that in total, the project will deliver across the country 3,080 wheelchairs, 90 manual tricycles, 500 motorized tricycles, 1,500 glasses for the blind, visually impaired watches (2500) and 1500 audio equipment.

Under the distribution programme the Lwini foundation and partners will visit the provinces of Kwanza Norte and Malanje, follwing to Kwanza Sul, Namibe, Huila, Benguela and Cabinda on February 15.

The project will run until 26 March this year.

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