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Ini Usanga Of “Love & Care For People” Is Volunteer Of The Year 2022

Ini Usanga Of “Love & Care For People” Is Volunteer Of The Year 2022

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Cork Volunteer Awards

People of Cork had the opportunity to nominate a volunteer whom they believe is worthy of recognition for the work they do. Ini Usanga was recognized in part for supporting over 500 young people of migrant heritage in Ireland, encouraging them to stay in school and further their education.

Ini Usanga Winner of the 4th annual Cork Volunteer Awards took place at the Kingsley Hotel, Cork. Ini Usanga of Love and Care for People scooped the overall C103 Volunteer of the Year Award 2022 and the North Cork Volunteer Award 2022. This event was organised by Cork Volunteer Centre, Cork-Etb, C103, UCC, Cork Credit Union.

We spoke with Ini about her achievement She said “This was very much unexpected and she believes their were more worthy recipients”

The team at Cork Matters would like to extend our congratulations to Ini and all in Love & Care For People.

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"Inspiring Young Minds"

Senthil Ramasamy
Immigration Officer
Senthil is an Indian B.A., B.L., Lawyer and Irish B.A., Law graduate, Immigrant Consultant, and Volunteering in various organisations.

He is Interested in Helping and Educating people, and in 2021 received Waterford PPN volunteer award  as Runners up.

Completed higher certificate and B.A., Law degree in Waterford Institute of Technology,  (SETU), Profecient in IT ,  Former joint police Committee member in Waterford, and  helping Asylum & Refugees and Immigrants in Waterford.

Ini Usanga
Ini is a Peace Commissioner, certified by the Department of Justice. She has been a member of Cork County PPN, and the board of the African Centres. 

She has supported over 500 young people of migrant heritage in Ireland, encouraging them to stay in school, further their education, and keep out of street/gang violence.

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