The Helen Osaseyi Aid Foundation recently reached out to 100 widows in Bankpor Irruan village, in the Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State.
According to the founder of the foundation, Helen Osaseyi, the outreach was inspired by her love for humanity. In a statement sent to Society Plus, she said, “Widows are very dear to God, and they deserve to be cared for. In the Bible, it is written that widows should be cared for.
“Also, before my mother away, she was a widow briefly. That is why this foundation has been reaching out in our little way to provide vulnerable widows with rice and other foodstuff, as that is essential to survival.”
Osaseyi also stated that many of the foundation’s activities were not publicised, because she was not doing them to be celebrated. She said, “In addressing this issue, the Bible says that what the right hand does should not be known to the left hand. That means one should do good discreetly. However, there are some people who could be encouraged to contribute their own quotas when they see what other people are doing. We cannot feed everybody, but we can come to the aid of some people. If more people help the vulnerable people around them, the world will be a much better place.”
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