A Delta State House of Assembly, Ika North East Constituency, aspirant, Mirabel Osuoza Michael has brought in a United Kingdom based Non-Governmental Organization, called "Cry For Help: to give free medical treatment to persons in some rural communities in Ika North East Local Government Area. Mrs. Osuoza who is also working in collaboration with the Delta State Ministry of Health, Asaba, said she was touched when she saw the poor health conditions of those in the rural communities, and that as a way of proffering a solution to it, she decided to bring an N.G.O from UK, that is specialized in medical care, saying that charity begins at home.
The leader of the Cry For Help team from UK, Vera Mensah said that they are into general medical care and that the organization since its inception has been putting smiles in the faces of the less privileged in African societies, adding that, when people are healthy, that is when they will think of meaningful thing to do in life.
Mrs. Mensah recalled that since eight years ago the organization started, they have achieved a lot for humanity. She went further to say that members of the organization are it’s the sponsors, but that U.K government assist them with drugs.
Mrs. Mensah however, commended the Delta state Government through the Ministry of Health that has allowed them to operate smoothly in the state, noting that Chief Mrs. Faith Majemite was the link between her N.G.O and the Delta State Government, that gave the opportunity to come to the state and operate. She also thanked the acting governor, Prince Sam Obi for allowing them to operate in the state.
Some of the beneficiaries like Mr. Simon Akumazi and Mrs. Felicia Monye, thanked Mrs. Mirabel Osuoza for her concern and love for the people of her constituency, praying that God will grant her, her heart desires.
The Cry For Help organization was founded with the aim of going to different African countries to give free medical test and treatment to sick people in rural communities. According to the team many African countries such as Zimbabwe in 2004, Senegal in 2005, Ghana in 2006, Zambia in 2007 and Nigeria in 2008 and 2009 respectively, have been visited by them.
The medical exercise which was conducted in St. Barnabas Anglican Church, Owerre Olubor saw many men and women, both old and young from Owerre-Olubor, Igbodo, and Akumazi-Umuocha treated freely in various ailments.
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