EU NAVFOR ship ITS LIBECCIO visits an orphanage in MombasaOctober 13, 2010 - 16:42
On 10 October 2010, the crew of the EU NAVFOR Italian ship ITS LIBECCIO, visited the “Bee Hive Children’s orphanage” during its port visit in Mombasa harbour (Kenya).
Ship’s crew with specific technical skills assisted in helping with maintenance and minor repairs to the orphanage’s home.
Every occasion that EU NAVFOR ships crewmembers meet the local population during a port visit, is considered an ideal opportunity to improve the people’s awareness of EU NAVFOR missions and activities at sea.
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