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Association Empowers Market Women With COVID19 Palliatives in Anambra



United Traders Association ( UTA ) an umbrella organization which oversees the well being of women traders across the southeast geopolitical zone, has provided COVID19 palliatives for over 250 market women in the area.

UTA has since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic ensured that members of the association did not suffer from the hunger and hardships that accompanied the contagious infections.

Speaking at Blessed Iwene Tansi Catholic Church Umudioka Dunukofia local government area of Anambra state, President of UTA Mrs. Nkiru Duru said , “We have so far empowered over 250 members including widows since the lockdown and have also connected all market women in the south east geopolitical who were assisted with Covid-19 palliatives as a way to cushion effects of hunger and food scarcity during the pandemic”

“By next month we shall be reaching out to destitute homes, at least one per each market in the south East.”

According to the UTA president, the aims of the association include to enhance the welfare of members, ensure the relevance of market women in the society as well as reduce stress in business life through it’s social response scheme.

Meanwhile Spiritual Director of Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry Ukeh, Rev . Father Emmanuel Obimma challenged the association to harvest souls for God.

The catholic priest who also functions as the Spiritual Director of the United Traders Association, urged the women to emulate Christ by living in unity and tolerance as well as being steadfast in their prayer life especially in the face of the current public health crisis.

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