Lagos Based NGO, JAKIN initiative has put smiles on the faces of 500 Orphans, Widows and less privileged children living around Shomolu, Ilaje, Bariga and Yaba axis of Lagos, as it distributes food items, clothing items and drinks at her end of the year party.
The event which held in Yaba, Lagos was graced by a Superintendent of Man ‘O’ War A.A. Johnson who had been a beneficiary of JAKIN Initiative in time past.
Organized to celebrate orphans, less privilege and People living with HIV who might not be able to afford to attend paid Christmas and end of the year party, the NGO fed and distributed gift ranging from electric fryer, clothes, rice cookers, portable sewing machine, bicycle, toys, amongst other essentials for childcare.
Also a raffle draw was organized to give out the star prices which were bicycle, Rice Cooker, electric Fryer amongst other amazing gifts.
Speaking at the event, the president of the NGO, Mrs Olubukola Adebiyi encouraged others to always try to put smile on the faces of the less privileged even in the spirit of festivity.
“God blessed us for a reason and everyone is a beneficiary of somebody’s giving, so I’ll encourage everyone out there who has the capacity to give, to always put smile on the faces of the needy,” she said
Further encouraging parents to properly bring up their children she said “these children have potentials and the parents should know that what we are doing here at JAKIN is temporal, parents should continue in line of what JAKIN has started.”
The superintendent of Man O war who also spoke to BONews thanked the President of the NGO for putting smile on the faces of the less privileged children and Widows.
Further revealing that he was a beneficiary of the NGO’s program many years ago he said, “Incidentally faith brought us back again because many years ago I was a beneficiary of her (JAKIN NGO) initiative. She is putting joy on the faces of many and I know JAKIN NGO will do more.”
The superintendent, who also encouraged people in the capacity of helping the needy to do so at any opportunity they have, said that it is more blessed to give than to receive.
“I urge more people to come forward and be like JAKIN president , “ he said.
Also expressing gratitude to the NGO president, a caregiver thanked the NGO for touching the lives of residents of Ilaje, Bariga, Yaba, Makoko and Shomolu “I want to thank mummy JAKIN for touching the lives of the less privileged in our community, if not for her some of our children will not be able to attend any end of the year Party” she said.