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Charity Foundation Feeds 1,000 Orphans In Kaduna

A charity foundation, With Good Intentions (WGI), on Sunday served food and and drink to 1,000 orphans and less-privileged children at Kabala Costain, area in Kaduna.

In her address, Mrs, Sadiya Abdu-Ali, founder of WGI, stated that the foundation was established to help the needy, orphans and the most vulnerable in the society.

“We want our children to eat and be satisfied, so that God will be pleased with us and remedy all the security challenges we are facing in Kaduna state and the country at large.

“We have enrolled 28 orphans into Islamiya schools and paid their school fees for a year, to cover uniforms, reading and writing materials for better performance,” she said.

She urged parents and guardians of the children to ensure they send them to school and follow up on their studies.

Earlier, Salis Umar, vice chairman of the foundation, said the feeding project, tagged “Feed A Thousand Initiave (FATI)”, is an annual programme that complement the Sustainable Development Goal 2, Zero Hunger.

He explained that the foundation had empowered and sponsored more than 1,000 orphans since its inception in 2020, adding that the aim of the foundation is to put a smile on children.

Meanwhile, some of the parents and guardians of the children commended the foundation, saying the gesture had put smiles on their faces.

Bara’atu Abdullahi, a parent, said her husband passed away in 2016 leaving behind five children adding that she was happy that the charity foundation had sponsored three of her children.

She prayed God to uplift the foundation and strengthen their capacity to help more orphans.

Similarly, Amina Musa, another parent, stated that two of her children benefited from the charity, adding that she would ensure that the children attend islamiyya school and acquire religious knowledge.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that children at the programme participated in a raffle draw where items like school bags, buckets, exercise books, tooth paste among others were won.

NAN also report that the feeding project is supported by the IBI foundation, Abuja. (NAN)

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