Nigerian Association of Women Entrepreneurs (NAWE) has distributed UN Women palliatives to women, affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
NAWE is a platform for inculcating skills into women and youth to make them economically independent.
The event was held recently in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital by the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs,
The palliatives package is meant to cushion effect of COVID-19 to make life more meaningful to grassroots dwellers, women living with disabilities, aged women, widowers, hence, the presentation of the household items.
Items distributed included 180pcs of 5kg beans, garri 5kg, red oil 5litres same quantity and rice 10kg 180pcs.
The palliatives were pooled together on the platform of NNWES NAWE Multipurpose Cooperative, based in Abuja.
Speaking at the event the National President, Chief (Mrs.) Ada Ozongwu, expressed gratitude to all collaborators who made the distribution possible”.
She disclosed that Director of NIYOK Ventures, Mrs. M.A. Kolawole, donated household items for the programme to be a success.
Also speaking, the coordinator and National Trustee for Life North Central of the country,
Chief (Mrs.) Cecilia Ebun Bamidele, said, “Our Association remains a platform that partners with different organizations and government agencies to provide succour to less privileged, needy and aged women in the society”.
According to her the beneficiaries of the palliative distribution will be better for it.
Also, Afri-Global Fungi Health Program an infection control platform that offers cure/herbal medicine, donated some of its products
An executive of the company, Pastor Grace Jolayemi advised members of the public to prioritize their health, urging them to always eat healthy food for their wellbeing.