Somalia: China promises 22,000 USD to orphanage school in Somalia

Chinese Embassy in Somalia on Tuesday promised around 22,000 U.S. dollars to an orphanage school in the capital Mogadishu to buy food and education materials ahead of Eid festival of the holy month of Ramadan.

Chinese Ambassador to Somalia, Qin Jian, told Xinhua that the assistance is aimed at helping orphans and children from poor families at Bondhere Orphanage which cares for more than 300 girls.

Nurto Mohamed Addow, the orphanage manager thanked the Chinese embassy for providing the assistance.

The pledged donation comes less than a month after Chinese government provided 10 million dollars to the UN World Food Program to support its humanitarian work in the drought stricken Somalia.



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