Elders are not to be celebrated only when they die. They deserve to be taken care of while still alive.
This is of course one of the belief of Olajide Orodo Foundation, a registered Non-Government Organisation set up to care for the needy, offer community service and give to those who lack.
The NGO which became registered this year had her maiden community service yesterday, 8th of December, 2020, at Bayeku, Lagos state.
The service were enjoyed, loved by both young and old of the community.
Speaking during the community service, the Programs Coordinator of Orodo Foundation, Mrs. Bolatito Oropo appreciates the community for welcoming and giving the organisation avenue to execute her plans. In her words, she said, “Orodo Foundation is a young charity foundation with a large heart to accommodate, help and extend community service to several states in Nigeria and beyond. This is our maiden community service and we are happy this is happening.”
While reacting through phone conversation, the Baale of Ilado, Igbogbo Bayeku Community in Ikorodu, Lagos commends the organisation for taking such bold step to bless lives of many. He said, “This is a blessing to the community and I am happy this is happening during my time. The community appreciates your effort and we hope more organisations will imbibe this and touch lives of many with the resources they have, positively.”
Earlier, the Executive Director of Orodo Foundation, Olajide Orodo showed his concern at which the dream of him helping the needy is realised. He expressed being happy and motivated to give to those who are in need in the society. “This is an awesome moment for me, I must say. This is part of what motivates me in all I do. I derive joy being a philanthropist”, he said.
Members of the community while speaking, appreciated Olajide Orodo Foundation for the visit, gift and assistance showered on them despite not being a political party nor have affiliation with any political party or party office holder.
They spoke in one voice and call for more visit by the Organisation to their community.
The visit is one of the organisation’s plan set up for December community service this festive period.
Some of the gifts given include: Food stuff, cash and other materials.