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New Year: Philanthropist distributes bags of rice to widows, persons with disabilities in Anambra community

It was a moment of joy and self-realization as widows, aged people and persons living with disabilities, and others in Ukwulu community, in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Saturday, received 10kg bag of rice each from a Philanthropist, Chief Chinedu Nwadigwe, for new year celebration.

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During the presentation of the rice to the people from the five quarters of the community, Etiti, Umugama, Adagbe, Iruezeagu and Amagu, at the benefactor’s residence in the town, the President General of the community, Mr. Christopher Uba, said the gesture was aimed at reducing the hardship and to alleviate their plights.

He said that the philanthropist was moved to remember the less privileged at Yuletide, saying that it was a season of giving and showing love and “he love giving back to the society.”

Christopher Ayiofu, the community PG added that the gesture was in the sustenance of the Foundation’s annual philanthropic activities aimed at alleviating the suffering of the downtrodden in the community.

According to him, for years now, Chief Chinedu Nwadigwe, has been engaged in humanitarian gesture to the poor and the downtrodden within Ukwulu town and outside the state of Anambra.

“The benefactor, has been putting smiles on the faces of both widows, persons with disabilities and aging people at the end of each year.

“It also engages in youth and women empowerment by giving out little tokens to beneficiaries to start up small-scale business enterprises,” he stated.

The President General advised the beneficiaries not to forget the essence of the season, urging them to show love to one another and put smiles on as many faces as possible.

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The community women leader, Lady Njideka Anusi, who also spoke during the distribution, called on governments and philanthropic organizations to make life more meaningful for the downtrodden, orphaned, widows, persons with disabilities and aged members of the society.

The beneficiaries whose joy knew no bounds expressed their gratitude to the donor, saying that he has given them hope to celebrate the new year like other families across the globe and prayed that God will continue to protect and provide for the donor and his family.



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