A non- governmental organization, Lawrence Grace Foundation is set to empower 200 widows in Idi -Arere community, Ibadan , the Oyo state capital on Saturday, 22nd, April, 2023.
The charity event tagged ” Day Out With Idi-Arere Ibadan Women” will hold at Sakepena compound, beside Hallelujah Filling Station, Idi-Arere road in the ancient city.
The founder of the foundation, Mrs Oluyinka Adewoye who disclosed this in a press release on Thursday said the essence of the empowerment is to make the widows independent and take charge of their respective responsibilities.It also affords them opportunity to free health care Consultation and medications.
She further added that no fewer that 200 widows would benefit from the empowerment scheme which has benefitted several people in both Lagos and Ogun states.Over 1,500 widows have so far benefited from the Foundation’s empowerment programs.
Part of the activities that will take place at the event are free empowerment training on soap making drinks production and lots more, free medical consultation, free medications , Health talks for women as well as Mental well-being talks, lots of games and dance and gifts for the women(widows).