About Orphanages

CIDJAP coordinates the activities of two orphanages operated by the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, namely, the Guardian Angel Motherless Babies Home Emene, Enugu and the Motherless Babies Home Ogui, Enugu.

The two homes to date have over one hundred babies whose affairs are overseen by the Sister of the Mother of Mercy (DMMM) congregation. Children raised at the homes enjoy the options of reuniting and living with their relatives or get adopted.

During year 2007, fifteen newborn motherless children were admitted at the Guardian Angels MotherlessBabies (GAMB), Home, Emene, Enugu. The new admissions brings the number of children at Home to fifty as at 2007.

The Holy Child Motherless Babies Home located at Holy Ghost Cathedral houses over eighty children.

The two Orphanages in their campaign to protect the life of unborn children hold counseling sessions for teenage pregnant girls. Medications are provided by the Homes for the children in the fight against childhood killer diseases.

Several volunteer doctors, nurses, men, women and youths from Nigeria and abroad assisted in the care of the children at the Orphanages. Primary and nursery education are availed the children. The Guardian Angel Motherless Babies (GAMB) Home was also in year 2007, expanded with the completion of three floors to create ample accommodation for the children and their care givers.

The two Orphanages run by Sisters of the Daughters of Mary Mother of Mercy (DMMM) congregation care for orphans, abandoned and disowned children who are given love, affection, nurture, care and hope for a better future.

The Homes are strengthened to admit and care for more children in order to prevent children from growing up in the streets without the kind love of their biological or surrogate mothers, and thus preserve the dignity of the human person.

Pro-Life, Child Life and Orphanages 2012 Update

Pro-life, child-life and the orphanages is a humanitarian service department of CIDJAP which campaigns for the protection of the lives of born and unborn children through counseling session for teenage pregnant girls and provision of medication to fight killer diseases in children.

The department has a number of volunteer doctors and nurses, men, women and youth both in Nigeria and abroad who volunteer assistance in care of the children who are resident in the orphanages.

Within the year under review, the Guardian Angel Motherless Babies Home at Emene has about 55 children who are housed there under the care of the Daughters of Mary Mother of Mercy (DMMM).

The Holy Child Motherless Babies Home at Holy Ghost houses 78 children who are feed, clothe and reside therein in total dependence on goodwill and philanthropy of charitable Christians and the Church.

Primary and nursery education are available for the children as they are orphans abandoned and disowned and needing care, love, nurture, affection and hope for a better future.

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