• Short Summary

    LEADING OFFICIALS OF ORIENTALE PROVINCE AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GOVERNMENT ATTENDED THE RECENT CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL ORPHANAGE AT KISANGANI.

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    LEADING OFFICIALS OF ORIENTALE PROVINCE AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GOVERNMENT ATTENDED THE RECENT CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL ORPHANAGE AT KISANGANI. THE ORPHANAGE WAS ESTABLISHED ON THE SUGGESTION OF PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU.

    THE SIX HUNDRED CHILDREN AT THE KISANGANI ORPHANAGE CELEBRATED THE INSTITUTE'S FIRST BIRTHDAY WITH A DANCING DISPLAY FOR THE VISITORS, THEIR OWN BAND PROVIDING THE MUSIC.

    AMONG THE OFFICIAL PARTY WERE THE GOVERNOR OF ORIENTALE PROVINCE, MR. BULUNDWE AND THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF SOCIAL AFFAIRS, MR. BOKONGO. LED BY THEIR HOST, THE ORPHANAGE DIRECTOR, PASTOR ESAKI, THEY WERE TAKEN ON A TOUR OF INSPECTION AROUND THE INSTITUTE AND OVER A NEW EXTENSION WHICH IS STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION.

    PASTOR ESAKI WAS CONGRATULATED ON THE WORK HE HAS DONE IN PROVIDING THE CHILDREN WITH A HAPPY HOME.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF5FRD15I81J4RE45J5YDHJE42
    Media URN:
    VLVAF5FRD15I81J4RE45J5YDHJE42
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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