The adage water is life and he/she who provide same value life came to play today through the humanitarian gesture of a Philanthropist, Hon. Hyacinth Horvel Turnoe with the donation of a Hand pump Borehole to address the acute water challenge being faced by the people of Layun Community Pangshum Ward of Shendam LGA, Plateau State.
Layun Community over the years have been battling with water scarcity despite the importance of water to human, animals and plants existence.
While donating the Borehole, Hon. Hyacinth Turnoe said he was moved to undertake the project when he visited the Community and realized the people lack access to safe water on account of the nature of their land.
He said knowing how essential water is to existence, he felt there was urgent need for them to have portable and safe drinking water.
“Water is essential to the existence of living things, there is therefore need to reach out to communities who are facing challenges of lack of water”
“This is my little way of contributing to the development of the community and betterment of humanity”
“We all have roles to play in making the society a better place and impacting lives in our little ways”
“I will do more as I continue to discover the needs of the people according to their priorities as God open doors” he said.
Hon. Turnoe said he is fulfilled seeing how happy the people are and meeting one of their basic needs.
He charged government at all levels and spirited individuals to reach out to communities, know their needs and assist in areas that have direct impact and needs urgent attention.
Members of the community who could not hide their joy lauded the philanthropic gesture of the Donor and said the borehole will go a long way to addressing the water needs of the people.
They appreciated him for identifying with their essential needs and meeting same as well as putting smiles on their faces.
They call on government and other spirited individuals to emulated the kind gesture of the Donor and pray God to open greater doors so he can reach out to more communities in dare need.
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