Adding to the regular spiritual activities, the National Movement of Catholic Students (NMCS) – Midlands region on Saturday the 12th of March went on a ‘Show them love campaign’ targeting underprivileged children at Midlands Christian Children’s home in Gweru.
Students from tertiary institutions affiliated to NMCS Midlands region contributed and participated in the charity visit which timeously comes during the season of lent at a time when the church is encouraging members to practice the corporal works of mercy.
Midlands Christian Children’s home also known as Rodes Dale home houses and educates about 66 children below the age of 20 years.
Responding to Pope Francis’ call the works of Mercy the regional leadership ushered the members into a campaign to give love and show support orphans at the home.
The students donated clothes and shoes for the kids and also helped with different chores including ironing, cleaning the rooms and also digging in the garden.
Midlands Region President Miss Hope Marozva said the day was a success and the group enjoyed spending time with the children who are so inspiring and very cheerful despite their situation and difficulties.
She also said efforts will be made to continue with the campaign and maintain the relationship with the children.