Ini Usanga Overall Winner of the 4th annual Cork Volunteer Awards.
The prestigious awards ceremony 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.
Ini also took home the North Cork Volunteer Award 2022. This event was organised by Cork Volunteer Centre, CETB, C103, UCC, Cork Credit Union.
People of Cork had the opportunity to nominate a volunteer whom they believe is worthy of recognition for the work they do.
Ini 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. Speaking to Cork’s 96FM & C103 News, Ini said she was shocked by the success and very grateful for the recognition.
Ini said it’s all about team work and this award would not be possible but for she team whom she thanked for their dedication and commitment including Giovanni Paris, Ece Aksoy, Giorgia Mazarra, Gülbahar Ok.
However, Ini said she will be dedicating her award to her partner and best friend Dr. Ado Mazombe whom she describes as her light.