Foundation reaches out to indigent Warri residents
A Non Governmental organisation, Vincent Tobi Foundation has changed the life of an indigent in Warri, Delta state, in a continuous mission to support Nigerians living below the poverty line.
On the foundation’s recent outreach, a brand new vehicle was donated to a family in Warri after a housewife Mrs Favour Ejegi made contact to help get her husband, Ama Ejegi, back in business.
The man, Egeji, who lives with his family in Jakpa Effuru area of Warri, had been out of a job for a while and the financial burden to cater for his family had become unbearable, hence, the wife’s decision to contact the NGO.
Speaking on how Mr and Mrs Ejegi family were supported by VTF, the coordinator of the NGO, Vincent Tobi, said, “The wife reached out to the foundation via the Facebook page and asked for help through one of its grants programme which includes support for small business, educational fund, and farmer’s fund.
“The foundation asked her for her needs and she asked that her hubby needs his own commercial tricycle aka keke napep to be self-employed and be free from the outrageous debt he has incurred from daily delivery. The foundation then thought of something more sustainable then decided to gift him a car to start a private taxi and pick-ups,” Tobi said.
Expressing joy at the presentation of the car on Thursday, July 29, Ejegi, the recipient of the VTF support said he can’t thank the foundation enough for the decision to believe his story and come to his aid in his trying times. His wife, who contacted the foundation was full of praises and gratitude to the foundation and team.
Vincent Tobi Foundation is a non-governmental organisation, which has Chidiebere Nwosu, Joy John, Aisha Aminu, Ojo Owoeye as members of the team. VTF has continued to support millions of Nigerians to get an education, support their businesses, and support small-scale farming.
The support which is in three parts includes N100,000 support for small businesses, educational fund, and farmer’s fund.