The Greater Tomorrow Children's Fund (GTCF), managed by former Super Eagles midfielder Paul Okoku, won another penalty in his partnership with the Africa Children's Fund to distribute food and drinks to less privileged children in Osun state.
The partnership between the two foundations was designed to cushion the harsh and negative effects that vulnerable and less privileged children face under the climate of the global coronavirus pandemic, which has already killed hundreds of thousands of lives, infected millions more and forced children to leave. schools since March.
At the event that took place in Osun state on Wednesday, GTCF and ACF, a non-governmental charity organization created by Victor Mbaba, brought smiles to the faces of the children, who received items that included pasta, sphagetis, cooking oil, chinchin, bottled water and soft drinks to combat the fury of the economic difficulties caused by the coronavirus.
On hand to give the children food packages, was GTCF operations executive Grace Jalekun, retired principal at St. Paul's Catholic Primary School, Ebute Metta. Nearly 100 vulnerable children received the items and expressed their thanks to donors.
In a statement issued by the two foundations, they said: “We are together to raise awareness in these difficult times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and we take this opportunity to encourage our leaders to pay close attention to the needs of children in the community. country because they are the most vulnerable in our country.
"We are doing this because it is the right thing to do and we hope that this charity work or ours will bring some support to these little ones, who seek help and guidance from the elderly."
Mbaba, who is the CEO of ACF, added that no condition in life is permanent, noting that "people in need can become people who give hope to those in need."
The two foundations said they have more projects in the future for partnering for the sole benefits of less privileged children in Nigeria and the U.S., as both organizations are located in the U.S.
GTCF and ACF have been active in supporting and assisting less privileged children in Nigeria and the USA, with Mbaba establishing the Africa Children's Fund in 1993 after migrating to the United States of America in 1984, while GTCF, established by AFCON silver medal winner Okoku, performed charitable work through the GTCF in Lagos, Delta, Plateau States, Federal Capital Territory and now spread his charitable tentacles to Osun State with palliative offers from 19 of last Wednesday to vulnerable people.
The two foundations plan to make another palliative charity offer in Lagos very soon.
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