The Atimoh Odili Foundation goes all out for Kuchingoro Internally Displaced Persons
The 19th of December 2015 will forever be rembered as an epochal moment for residents of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in New Kuchingoro, a suburb in Abuja. The Atimoh Odili Foundation (AOF), as part of its philanthropic gestures donated gift items and relief materials to the residents of this camp made up of mostly women and children ravaged by the scourge of war in the North East.
The Founder of AOF, Dr. Atimoh Odili, is a man who understands the hardship faced by all under privileged people and for many years has devoted his resources to fighting the war against poverty. For those at the camp, numbering about 936, including women and children, it was quite a moving experience when they witnessed the arrival of loads of relief materials comprising of mattresses, blankets, bags of rice, milk, tomatoes and salt, all worth over N20 million.
Tagged #TouchingLivesAtKuchingoro, its aim, among others, is to offer urgent relief to Camp residents and in the future explore opportunities for meaningful re-integration into the larger society.
“We generally take up projects that have the ability of directly improving people’s standard of living. Our mission is to eradicate poverty in Nigeria. For the IDPS, once we are able to address the fundamental problem of hunger, we can help them grow and become reintegrated into the society,” said Miss Chioma Nwigwe, Managing Director AOF.
written by Dr. Edwin Ndukwe