Lusaka’s Nkoloma Ward Councillor Tasila Lungu has distributed close to 1,000 pairs of new shoes to vulnerable children in Ndola rural.
The beneficiaries were under privileged children from Nselala Community School and Silangwa Primary School in Chief Nkambo’s chiefdom and Chinondo Primary School and Mutaba School in Senior Chief Mushili’s chiefdom respectively.
The gesture was part of her recently launched ‘Going Miles for Smiles’ shoe distribution programme.
Tasila who is also President Edgar Lungu’s daughter has been running for sometime under the Ubulayo Initiative which also focusing on education.
“I must confess that every time I visit the children at the various schools, hand them new shoes, spend time trying to understand the challenges they face and interacting with their parents, it is a blessing,” Tasila said.
“It gives me great pleasure to address these young people of today because I know they will become the responsible citizens of tomorrow,” she said.
She added, I salute the teams of dedicated teachers in these remote settings and appreciate the efforts they put in to better the lives of our young people.”
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