We strive everyday to create a safe haven where homeless women and children find stability and access to the basic needs of life.
Elfreeda Foundation, a non-profit, non-government, non-political foundation has been set up to provide a stabilizing base for homeless women and children to rebuild their lives as they reintegrate back into the society.
According to a statement made available to Ifeanyicy.com, its mission is to provide the basic needs for desperate women and children, helping them build more stable and productive lives, while addressing the causes and consequences of homelessness in Nigeria.
The official opening of the foundation is on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the 5000 capacity hall of the Imo Trade and Investment Centre, Owerri, Imo State. Among those expected to grace the event are notable Nigerians, captains of industries, leading public figures and humanitarian organizations.
It's important to emphasize that through providing shelter, the foundation intend to provide a 100 bed temporary facility where homeless women and children are welcomed to and cared for. Every bedding facility here constitutes a mattress, pillow, blanket, bed sheet and power supply is available as well as toilets and bathroom facilities. Homeless women and children can stay for the night or for a maximum of 30 days. They will be provided with a bed and a meal a day. The shelter is open daily from the hours of 6:00pm and closes at 9:00am.
The foundation spokesperson said "It is another direct way the community can support the foundation. Since the foundation is giving shelter, definitely there will be a complimentary meal. This meal will come from the Food Bank, which will be domiciled within the facility. "
She said "as we have planned to reintegrate homeless women and children back to the society to live meaningful and productive lives, we have established a Resource Centre where we provide daily guidance, counselling and training for them.
It is important to note that we cannot achieve utmost success in our dream of enriching lives without the proactive partnership and continued support of well-meaning individuals, organizations, groups and associations."
The event will herald a new beginning in the lives of homeless women and children in Imo State, Nigeria and Africa.
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