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NGOs unite to provide Ramadan support in Odogbolu community

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In the spirit of compassion and solidarity during the holy month of Ramadan, three Non-Governmental Organisations, Detola Abike Mogaji Memorial Foundation (DAMMF), Hon Oluwaseun Adekunmi (HOA) Foundation and Fitila Movement have joined forces to provide essential food support for Iftar to residents of the Odogbolu community in Ogun State.

This collaborative effort and shared commitment mark a significant milestone in the ongoing commitment of DAMMF, HOA Foundation, and Fitila Movement to serve the community and promote unity through various initiatives. Over the past three years, these organisations have undertaken projects ranging from educational excursions to historic sites, back-to-school programs, feeding programs, healthcare interventions hygiene promotion events, medical interventions, and employability skill training among youths.

The 2024 Ramadan Iftar food distribution initiative aimed to alleviate hunger and foster unity within the community was carried out across various mosques throughout Odogbolu. The collaborative effort was led by Hon Ladejobi Shuaib, the Executive Chairman of Odogbolu Local Government and convener of Fitila Movement.

Shuaib expressed heartfelt appreciation for the collaborative, adding that the gesture was a demonstration of love and solidarity towards the grassroots population emphasising the importance of ensuring every member of the community feels valued and included.

Mogaji Olatunde, the promoter of DAMMF, reiterated the significance of collective support, especially during challenging times. “Through our collaboration, we aim to foster unity, generosity, and compassion, embodying the true spirit of Ramadan,” he said.

Hon. Oluwaseun Adekunmi Oguntade, the promoter of HOA Foundation, emphasised the critical need to address hunger, particularly among fasting elderly and women. “By distributing staple food items such as rice and garri, we can contribute to the well-being of our neighbors and alleviate hunger in our communities.”

 

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