Why We Are Intervening In Borno, Others – Diuof Foundation

    Alhaji Garba Diuof presenting food stuff to a widow in Hawul LGA, Borno State.


    The insurgency  that impoverished the  people  of Borno  State  created  several widows,  orphans and  IDP’s with the need of  rehabilitation and source of  livelihood,  a development that challenged the Garba Diuof  Foundation to coming up with interventions.

    The Founder,  Alhaji Garba Diuof   stressed this while fielding questions from newsmen at the weekend.

    He explained that only recently,  they presented food items to the less privileged in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State on Sallah day as part of  activities marking the end of Ramadan.

    “Life is more meaningful when succour is provided to the less privileged.  We are totally committed to improving the life of the down trodden.

    He explained that the foundation which has been  in existence for a decade,   awards scholarships to students and youth.

     “We also award scholarship to students,  as well as paying of WAEC  and NECO  exams fees.  Widows,  widowers,  physically challenged  people are also touched by our charity,”  he explained.

    The founder added that the foundation with its head office in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State,  also in its  bid at ensuring  self reliance,  provides take off capital to young entrepreneurs.

    “In our quest at ensuring  food security  as well as empowering of farmers,  we provide  fertiliser and chemicals to those in rural areas to boost food production.

    “The foundation is bent on putting smiles on the faces of the less privileged and would do anything within available resources in doing so, ” he emphasized.

    He informed that this Ramadan Charity,   in Lagos about 200 people benefitted at the presentation held in Agege, while  about 500 people benefited from the foundation in Borno State.

    The District Head of  Hawul Local Government Area, Alhaji Maina Usman   Aliyu in his remarks,  said that he was honoured to witness the event,  which  he described  as historical.

    “This is the first time  I have ever witnessed such a gesture in my LGA.  I pray to God to continue to help and guide the founder of  this foundation,  in person of Alh. Garba Diouf.

    “He is young but has something good for  our community.  I urge the rich  people to emulate Garba Diuof  Foundation in order to reduce the level of poverty in our society, ” he added.

    Some of the items  distributed included 300 bags of  rice, 200 cartons of Macaroni and  160 gallons of palm oil,  amongst  others.


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