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UK Foundation disburses Christmas, new year palliatives  to orphans, widows

A United Kingdom (UK) based organization, Moses Andishu Obudu Initiative has disbursed food and domestic items worth over 10 million to widows and orphans within communities in Nigeria.

The CEO of the initiative, Moses Ted Andishu, disclosed that the gesture was carried out to commemorate the spirit of Christmas and New Year festivities.

He added that the disbursement of the items was targeted at easing the pains of the vulnerable populace.

According to him the poor of the poorest form the core of the major beneficiaries of the exercise.

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He noted that the Obudu Initiative, a foundation he created in 2020 has its vision and mission to empower indigent persons and pursue the alleviation of poverty amongst the vulnerable groups.

Moses Ted Andishu, the CEO of Freivan Support Services Limited, in a statement issued at the close of the 2023 festivities, Tuesday, said hundreds of beneficiaries were drawn from all. parts of the country were handed food items and cash support.

SOLACEBASE reports that items were distributed to less privileged people,  comprising of widows, orphans, and aged persons, whose all benefited from the exercise.

According to the statement, issued by his Associate, Joseph Andishu “Moses Ted Andishu, the CEO of Freivan Support Services Limited is an international award-winning entrepreneur (Be Mogul) and philanthropist based in the UK.

“In 2020, when he visited his home, Obudu Local Government area of Cross Rivers State, Andishu met different challenges faced by his people and was moved to start the MOSES ANDISHU OBUDU INITIATIVE, a non-profit platform that empowers people.

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“So far, the MOSES ANDISHU OBUDU INITIATIVE has supported several people with motorcycles for local transportation, sewing machines for tailoring businesses, and soft skill development for leadership. This Initiative has also provided many widows with food items, particularly during festive periods.

“Moses found his purpose early on, of giving back to every community he is a part of. Little wonder his presence and initiatives have evolved into a phenomenon his people yearn for.

“He has also tutored and mentored skilled individuals in the UK, supported schools, paid hospital bills, empowered the youth, and overall, alleviated poverty. It’s in this fit that he was recognized with a major street (Moses Andishu Street) named after him in Kaduna state (his town of birth),” the statement read.

It also said that beneficiaries of the Christmas and New Year gifts showered prayers on Andishu and wished him well in all his endeavours.

He revealed that beneficiaries from the exercise were spread across all regions of the country.


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