It is no longer a news that one of the leading NGOs in Akwa Ibom State has concluded it’s empowerment program across the 31 LGAs in Akwa Ibom State where only women above 60 years benefited.
When fielding questions from the newsmen, the Founder / CEO of the organization, Ms Edidiong Akpan the motive behind the humanitarian service to only aged women, according to her, “many of these old women in the villages have no person looking after them and they lack strength to work in order to feed as a result of thier age, little money to buy food stuff like this is a big challenge, they need our attention and support”.
Recall that same NGO during 2020 global lock down distributed palliatives worth millions of naira to the less privileged in a view to assist the Government to cushion the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic, though the recent engagement of women in all the LGAs appears to be the biggest, most stressful and emotional since the establishment of Didi Caution Foundation (DCF) in 2020.
The LGAs humanitarian tour and social works had Box of Love package that contains foodstuff, beverages, ingredients and a separate bag of rice to support the women.
The tour which started on 19th July 2021 ended on 13th August 2021 followed with a visitation to a popular orphanage home called Brand of Hope who also benefited from same gesture.
Edidiong Akpan, the Founder of Didi Caution Foundation and her team were showered with prayers from all visited beneficiaries ranging from old women across the LGAs and the orphanage home.
The beautiful humanitarian, Ms Edidiong Akpan who is also the CEO of Brite n Glow Skincare recently bagged an Award as the MOST SUPPORTIVE CEO OF THE YEAR by Ladi Bee Royal Empire at their Abuja Mega Street Dance Hall held in Abuja on Saturday 28th August 2021.