In celebration of a new financial year, Growth and Development Asset Management Limited (GDL) will be collaborating with Lagos Food Bank Initiative for a series of community outreaches to give back to society through the Temporary Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) from Wednesday 17th – Thursday 25th of January, 2024.

The communities to be supported with nutritious food and relief items to sustain a family of 4 to 5 members for approximately 2 to 4 weeks include Ogundimu-Iwaya, Ilasa-Maja, Sagbokoji, Majidun-Ikorodu, Isolo, Mushin and Oshodi.

Lagos Food Bank Initiative remains committed to alleviating food insecurity by ensuring equitable access to nourishment for vulnerable but resilient households in low-cost communities. So far, the non-profit organization has reached over 2 million beneficiaries across Lagos state and its environs, with over 24,000 registered volunteers dedicated to being agents of positive change in the society.

ABOUT OUR PARTNER:

Growth and Development Asset Management Limited (GDL) is a nascent financial services group with a vision to be “a leading diversified financial institution creating wealth and transforming society,” and a mission to “provide unique financial solutions to strengthen and expand the middle class.” Their values are concisely captured in the acronym I-ARISE which stands for Integrity, Audacity, Result-Orientation, Innovation, Strong Social Conscience and Entrepreneurial Spirit.

GOAL:

To provide support to vulnerable families in low-income communities, ensuring access to essential food for sustenance.

OBJECTIVES:

  • To provide nutritional support to families in low-income communities.
  • To nourish food-insecure families to improve their nutrition and health.
  • To combat hunger by eradicating food insecurity.

DATE: Wednesday 17th – Thursday 26th January, 2024

BENEFICIARIES: Vulnerable families living in Ogundimu-Iwaya, Ilasa-Maja, Sagbokoji, Majidun-Ikorodu, Mushin, Isolo and Oshodi Communities.

 

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