- A visually impaired widow simply identified as Mrs Opebiyi has finally been empowered
- The widow has two kids and was struggling to survive
- She was empowered with a 150 litres freezer, a stabiliser and 30 packs of soft drinks to start a new business
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A visually impaired widow who has two kids and needed help has finally been empowered by a non-governmental organisation called Gift The Needy.
A lady took to Twitter to urge Nigerians to help the widow who was struggling to survive.
The lady identified as Iyalaya said she paid the widow a visit and found out that she lost her husband about two months ago.
According to another post by the lady simply identified as Iyalaya on the microblogging site, the widow has been empowered with a 150 litres freezer, a stabiliser and 30 packs of soft drinks to start a new business.
See her post below:
In other news, a physically impaired man asked Nigerians to assist him in furthering his education, saying he intends to go for Higher National Diploma.
The man identified as Ojo Israel said he finished his National Diploma from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo state.
Israel, who is an orphan, said he needs nothing less than N300,000 to pay for school fees and buy gadgets that will aid his learning, such as digital recording machine, Braille, laptop, among others.
Meanwhile Chase Smith was diagnosed with cancer in 2014, and he bravely fought off the disease, Ewing’s Sarcoma, for several years.
However, in March, the 18-year-old high school student was given life-changing news, the cancer had returned, in his lung, back and hip.
In April, things got worse, he was told that the cancer had reached the lining of his brain. A GoFundMe page was set up for Chase and he was able to raise almost $100,000.
“If you’ve had the privilege of watching Chase swim, you have seen the drive and competitiveness that burns in his soul,” the page read.
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