In continuation of its humanitarian mandate to reach out to the needy in the society and to mark Nigeria’s Democracy Day, Eunice Spring of Life Foundation (ESLF) has donated Food Items and Non-Food Items including beans, snacks, soap, sanitary pads, baby wipes, delivery kits, mattresses,and other essential items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at their camp in Naka, Aondona and Agagbe, Gwer West Local Government Area.
Presenting the items at the various camps, the Programme Manager of E.S.L.F. Mr. Tine Agernor, who said the donation from the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) of the wife of the Governor was aimed at ameliorating the plight of vulnerable persons at the camps.
Addressing the IDPs in all the camps visited, the Chairman of Gwer West Local Government Council, Mrs. Grace Igbabon, extolled the kind gesture of Dr. Ortom and commended the good works she has been doing for humanity through her Foundation.
In his presentation, the Programme Officer Health of the organisation, Mr. Dooyum Orkar, who pointed out that the outreach was also meant to support women and girls in maintaining menstrual hygiene as evident in the donation of sanitary materials, explained simple methods and processes by which they could ensure safe menstrual hygiene during their period.
On his part, the Programme Officer Agriculture and Environment, Mr. Caleb Anber, who sensitised the people about the need for tree planting explained how this could contribute to healthier living for them and boost the global campaign for improved biodiversity.
Also addressing the IDPs at Aondona, a Senior Assistant to the Governor on Administration in the Office of the Wife of the Governor, Mr. Dan Azembe urged the camp managers to ensure equitable distribution of the items so that those worst hit by the crises would benefit more.
ESLF, driven by a vision to build a society without barriers to decent living, achieves the vision through outreaches and other humanitarian interventions to help improve the living condition of vulnerable persons in the society.