In continued efforts to bring succor to orphans across the FCT, Access Bank Plc and XPLOITS CONSULTING Ltd, have donated food and school items to some orphanages as part of their projects to ensure that they have a better life.
Some of the orphanages captured in the project and visited include Daughters of Charity Orphanage, Bwari, Destined Children’s Orphanage, Kado Estate, Abuja, Best Life Orphanage, Gwagwalada, Al’ansar Orphanage, Kuje in the FCT.
Speaking at the handing over of the items, Director, Communications, XPLOITS CONSULTING Ltd, Mrs, Grace Taiwo said that the presentation of the items were part of Access Bank Plc’s Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR adding that the bank’s commitment was largely focused around the United Nations Sustainable Develop Goals.
Taiwo assured that her organisation with support from Access Bank Plc will continue to invest in the lives of Nigerians especially in areas of education, health, gender equality, arts.She listed some of the items donated to include food items, toiletries and stationeries.
Receiving the items, Hajia Ramatu from Al’ansar Orphanage, Kuje appreciated the donation and called on other institution to replicate the gesture.Also Kelechi Agbo from Best Life Orphanage, Gwagwalada said he was happy with the school stationeries donated as they could comfortably learn after school in their hostel.
“I am grateful to Access Bank and Xploits Consulting for the school stationaries which will help us to learn comfortably after school in our hostels,” he added.While thanking Access Bank for the gifts and appreciating the facilitators, Xploits Consulting Ltd, Sister Frances of Daughters of Charity Orphanage in Bwari also called for more donations for the children’s education.
A bag of Rice, 10 kg Semovita, 10 ltrs of Groundnut oil, a carton of bathing soap, toilet rolls, diaper, mop bucket, mop sticks, spaghetti, milk tins, pottys, exercise books, eraser, white board, white board maker, white board eraser, pencil, pen matches were donated to each orphanage visited.