NGO empowers youths, women in Edo with tricycles, grinding machines, N5m cash

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AUCHI – A Benin, Edo State-based NGO, Elamah Foundation, on Tuesday donated 20 tricycles and 20 grinding machines to youths and women in constituency I of the Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo.

The foundation also gave out the sum of N5million to them, to enable them to start a small or medium-scale business.

Speaking at the ceremony, the proprietor of the foundation, Mr Oseni Elamah, said that the donation would empowered them and help to curb unemployment in the area.

“The donation of these items is to better your lives and that of your families.[eap_ad_2]

“The NGO is determined to support the state and local governments to reduce poverty in the society,’’ he said.

The proprietor said that beyond the empowerment materials, the foundation has also trained the youths on ICT.

He said that the aim is to eradicate computer literacy among the youths and to create a platform for them to be self reliant.

Some of the beneficiaries thanked the foundation for the gesture and promised to put the items to proper use.