Back2 School 2021:Ada Mbaise Foundation Empowers Primary School Students Across Imo State
According to a popular saying “we stop living when we stop caring for each other”. Indeed, this is the ideology behind the philanthropic nature of Ada Mbaise Foundation.
A philanthropist, Mrs Chinenye Ohiri-Ejiofor through her Charity Foundation on 29th March 2021,reached out to hundreds of school children in four different schools and across the 3 geopolitical zones in Imo State.
The crew of Ada Mbaise Foundation, visited Central School Umuoma Okpofe in Ezinihitte Mbaise and Community Primary School Ogbor Ihitteaforkwu in Ahiazu Mbaise both in Imo State. Each Pupils were shared School bags,note books and pens to encourage easy learning.
According to Engr Casmir C Nguzoro, the project coordinator of Ada Mbaise Foundation back to school project 2021, “Ada Mbaise Foundation is a charitable organization established to compliment efforts of the government, also to encourage a better educational learning for the average child in the country. The mission is to assist the less privilege and make sure that the poorest of the poor have access to education, and to build a better society of our dreams through her empowerment”.
The crew equally visited two more schools in the state where they lectured the students on the need of neatness, obeying their parents, school authorities, dressing on the appropriate school uniform and coming to school on time. According to them education without discipline is incomplete.
The two schools visited were Community Primary School Amaohuru Nguru Aboh Mbaise and Comprehensive primary school Obinze in Imo State where they distributed note books, pen, and school bags respectively.
Apart from sharing of writing materials, students were given money to buy new school uniforms while some were documented for scholarships.
In the words of the project coordinator Engr, Casmir C. Nguzoro, “ Apart From visiting schools to talk to students, we(the Ada Mbaise Crew) equally visited the palace of the traditional ruler of Obinze Autonomous Community, EZE A.C Enyinnaya to pay a homage to him. Yes, we so much believe in our tradition and the importance of giving respect to our leaders, both political and traditional leaders”.
His Royal Highness, EZE A.C Enyinnaya was briefed on their mission which was to improve and encourage the state of learning in the state.
He welcomed them in his palace while they decorated him as an “Ambassador of Ada Mbaise Foundation”. With gratitude, the traditional ruler encouraged them to keep doing the good work.
“Indeed together we shall build a better society of our dreams”.
The Project Coordinator, Engr, Casmir C.Nguzoro said.
By: Lynda Onyekachi