Since coronavirus invaded the world and about causing health, economy and other social disaster, Obaland magazine editor decided to reach out to few humanitarians and Orphanage institutions in Nigeria, precisely Benin city -Edo state. Speaking on phone with the CEO of one of the largest and most established Orphanage home in the state, the person of Ambassador Becky Edionewe, in the telephone chat she shared her opinion with our newsagent. she talked about how her Orphanage institution had prepared s simple or generic prevention to the trending, unfriendly and dreadful coronavirus. She unveiled fundamental ideas on precautions like constant washing of hands with disinfectants, wearing of hangloves, using the mask to protect unknown victims, who normally visits their Orphanage homes “most of our donors are from the diaspora, without their consecutive donations like School bags, books, used and new clothes, aliments etc, the children in need won’t meet their heart desire, so i am advising our visitors to use masks,handloves, wash properly before visiting Aid People Change Charity and orphanage organisation’s home, due to the coronavirus issues on ground, we only accept cash donations through bank” she said
Original source of interview —Obaland Magazine Radio
Blessed Betters is a group of Christians from various church in Benin City, Edo State. Their aim is to support charity organizations residing within the Edo State. They have been consistent in humanitarian services for decades. On the 19th of January, they visited Aid People Change Orphanage Home to donate aliments and other fundamental needs to the less priviledge orphans, at No 38 Obakhavbaye street, Benin City- Edo state, where Aid People Change Nigeria’s institute for homeless children sent by Ministry of Women affairs Commission is located. The Ceo Amb. Becky Edionewe and Chairlady of Aid People Change NGO, Deaconess- Pat Edion expressed sincere gratitude to the kind gesture, effectuated by Blessed Betters Christian group “We appreciate all you’ve done for this helpless children, following the social ills in Nigeria today, where citizens strive to eat lesser than a dollar daily” she said.
An extraordinary meeting was held on the 17th January 2018 by notable accredited NGOS in Benin city. During the meeting, it was finalized after a long discussion, by the ceo’s of Aid people change Nigeria,Edo reggae festival.Inc. and Good Samaritan ace NGO in conjunction, presented a special memorandum, on restructuring NGOS in Benin city, Edo State. We are appealing to all resident charity organizations in Benin city, said Miss Adesuwa Obatta while reading to guests , she analysed in profonded details, in merit to subject proposal, titled Obaland Award/The Edo International reggae Festival initiative,
while Mr Kingdom Imohimi underlined the aims of the upcoming initiative, we must say a big thanks to Ceo, Edo Reggae festival inc. for the privileges given to charity organizations to showcase our skills and effectiveness, i am sure, this collaboration will promote tourism, and NGOS will always be responsible to publish through our channels to reach out international fans, while we continue to serve and participate as human resources to this cultural event. he also talked about building credibility through reggae music and avoiding unauthorized or illegal dealings like fraudulent acts and stealing under charitable coverage. The ceo of Good Samaritan, Mr Kingdom Imohimi explained brilliantly, why the new principles must be accepted “If our organization had stayed over 45 years with thousands of credits to our NGO, i should be able to restructure the presence of Charity functions in Benin city, by collaborating with the state Governor, Godwin Obaseki. the Commissioner of arts and culture and every qualified organizing members. To achieve this initiative, all parties involved or interested in making Benin city a better place, using resources and micro projects tools, common within NGOS , all registered voluntary organizations, must be ready, simply by demonstrating previous references and accountability, properly written , attaching official documented expenditures, with a maximum possibility to verify previous initiatives and beneficiaries. while also telling our committee the future project and challenges previewed ” , he concluded.
As the meeting went forward , Engr.Famous Osaretin, the Project manager of Aid People Change Nigeria, interrupted the minutes, standing beside the Stella best Knitters coys Ceo, He first greeted the house and apologized for his unprogrammed intervention and continued “An external body committee with decades of experience on serving persons living with difficulties spiced with a passion of social orientation will be the role model of this subject, meanwhile, i appreciate Mr Kingdom Imohimi , your institution has been operating effectively without national funds for decades, yet the capability and know how skills you implemented on each projects yield positive impact to Benin City, your renowned “Good Samaritan” has proven a long standing sincerity that fueled credibility in minds of die hard donors, as preambly said , this reasons fueled me to accept your opinion on this new development.
I sincerely advice we start up immediately for the ordinary citizens would appreciate this principles home and abroad, The CEO of Aid People Change Nigeria , Mrs Becky Edionewe wasn’t forgotten regarding her minutes and professionalism to educate NGOS, to grow more passionate volunteers in Benin city. This will also be a plus , he appreciated the forum. Amb. Becky Edionwe also gave her concrete disponibility, adding “we at Aid People Change Nigeria, will review this memorandum in few days before a national forum will be fixed with Edo state Governor to finalize this program..
National fundraising committee and surveillance will definitely eradicate fear from all willing citizens, i strongly agree with our board members and this entire meeting. If anyone has questions kindly raise your hand,” he concluded.
No one obstructed the idea , the initiative concluded with approval of Obaland central NGO service ‘Third sector’.