In the wake of the global CoronaVirus pandemic ravaging the entire universe, a nongovernmental organization, Empathy Driven Women International Initiative (EDWIIN), in partnership with Helpnigeriagroup, have embarked on the bid to bring succor to the people of Africa in distress with specific attention to People With Disability. The groups storm Ikorodu to deliver relief materials to women in the wheelchair.
Recall that the convener of EDWIIN, Uri Ngozichukwuka, recently released SOS statement, calling for relief materials for the disable-community, while the government makes plans to palliate the stay-at-home control measure for working class.
In a release made available to the press, the founder, Chief Executive Officer, HelpNigeria Group, Mohammed Alkir, in a statement, stated that the team is well-positioned to supply relief materials and food to the people with disabilities in Lagos. He said, “HelpNigeria was established to mobilize expatriates within the country to contribute their token towards the betterment of the host country.
This group is established to serve humanity through the provision of food and relief materials such as clothing, medicine and general assistance to cover the need of the hungry and physically challenged.
Speaking further, Uri Ngozichukwuka states, “We have been at the forefront of this kind of project, and focus on PWDs, we believe the government cannot be everywhere at the same time or focusing on all categories of people at once. This is why we deem it necessary to reach out to especially to people with disabilities in this turbulent period of coronavirus crisis that has become a global affair. The disabilities community actually encouraged me to reach out after considering what they are going through at these desperate times.
“We shall continue to distribute food items, relief materials and Personal Protective Kits for those who are physically challenged. We want to take it further by also engaging corporate organizations and well-meaning Nigerians to partake in this life-saving project.
While she implored other interested groups, individuals to join in the project, Uri mentioned that the vulnerable demography usually suffers most in major bio-crisis such as this, hence, the need to pay attention to them.
To contribute, donate or participate in the project;
visit Facebook Page: Help Nigeria
call 08187361140, +234 703 501 3456