Lord Echendu partners Cedar Seed Foundation on empowerment
• Signs MoU
The Lord Echendu Foundation and Cedar Seed Foundation have announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will help both organisations better serve their communities by empowering young people and promoting health through education, nutrition and exercise.
The MoU was signed at Excel Hotel Garki 2, Abuja, on August 20, 2022 by Lord Echendu Ndubuisi, the founder of Lord Echendu Foundation, who is also the Chief Executive Officer, Echendu Group; and Lois Auta, the Founder of Cedar Seed Foundation, who is also an award-winning entrepreneur.
At the signing ceremony, Ndubuisi highlighted what the foundation is doing which include empowering young entrepreneurs to achieve their potentials and reaching out to the vulnerable in Nigeria and other parts of Africa, among many others.
The founder disclosed that his organisation specially focus on persons with disabilities, empowering them to rise above their challenges.
He said the foundation recently paid 221 Rivers State youths stipend tagged ‘Refered Rivers Stipends’.
The philanthropist added Cedar Seed Foundation to the list of empowerment programme, noting that every child created by God is important, including those with disabilities.
Ndubuisi assured Cedar Seed Foundation of their support to achieve the goal of the project.
In her remark, Chief Executive Officer of CSF, Lois Auta, appreciated God for providing both organisations the opportunity to share similar goals leading to the signing of MoU.
She highlighted CSF thematic areas which include disability inclusion, inclusive education, empowering persons with disabilities through entrepreneurship and good governance, among others.
Cedar Seed Foundation has partnered with organisations like USAID, MacArthur Foundation, UNDP, among others.
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