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300 km walk for ‘alcoholics’

Walk for ‘alcoholics’ team have reached Pemba

CATHERINE BWALYA, Choma
GOVERNMENT has flagged off a 300 kilometres walk from Choma to Lusaka for four recovering alcoholics who are sensitising people about the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse.
The awareness, advocacy and fundraising walk seeks to raise funds to construct an alcohol and drug rehabilitation counselling centre in the provincial capital.
The walk is being led by Choma Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Organisation (CADRO) board chairperson Maketo Mukengami and was flagged off by Southern Province Deputy Permanent Secretary Kennedy Mubanga.
Speaking during the flagging-off ceremony, Mr Mubanga said the initiative is timely because Government is concerned about the rising number of youths and women who have taken to alcohol and substance abuse.
“This is of concern because these two sub-population sectors make up a significant percentage of the CLICK TO READ MORE




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