Indigent and street children in Osun, Lagos and Oyo states have had cause to smile during these festive periods, courtesy a non profitable foundation, Child Global Foundation who distributed free items to them during a “Street Tour” project.
Members of this youth-led foundation recently stormed streets of these three Southwestern States simultaneously and gifted indigent street kids with edible items and writing materials.
Before this recent charity act by the foundation, it had visited orphanage homes, schools of special persons and schools in rural areas with items and cash that were donated to the beneficiaries.
Speaking during the distribution of items to the indigent kids in Osogbo, capital of Osun State, the founder of Global Child Foundation established on March 27, 2019, Miss Damilola Tawose said the gestures were to show love to less privileged children across the country with a view to assisting them reach their potentials.
“We believe that all we have got is by the grace of God; you are bound to experience an increase in your level of wellbeing when you give back to the society. Givers, they say experience a boost in morale, increase feelings of happiness, and greater purpose in life.
“Child Global Foundation is a non profitable foundation whose goal is to reach out to as many less privileged child as possible; to show them love, provide their basic school needs and also to educate them that no matter what their backgrounds look like, they can be whoever they want to be in the future.
” Our goal and aim is to give back to our community. Child Global Foundation gives, we care, we motivate, we inspire, we love and we educate.
“Since March, 2019, we have been able to visit the orphanage, home of the physically challenged children and home of children with speech disorders to give them our widows mite and motivate them to courageous notwithstanding their challenges.
“We embarked on this latest project, ‘Street Tour’ in three different states – Lagos, Osun and Oyo States to show love to street children and indigent kids by sharing gifts to them. We believe this will impact them and make them feel loved.
“We reached out to kids that walk around streets and those their parents couldn’t give Christmas gifts. These gifts we presented them with will send message to them that the society cares for them and it will promote unity,” Tawose said.