Queen Zara Foundation for Human Resources Development a leading volunteer-driven organization providing & promoting Health, Peace, and empowerment through education & provision of benefits on Monday, July 11 organized a food drive to celebrate Sallah with physically challenged residents of Karamajiji in Abuja, Nigeria.
At Queen Zara a Foundation for Human Resources Development, they believe givers never lack, and giving back in third-world Nations can be really impactful. Its mission is to focus on making the maximum positive effort for our communities. Their members & volunteers provide the needed push that helps us affect the needed societal change.
According to Country Representative Danielle Anetor Ngerem, the nonprofit gave out free multiple packs of noodles to over 500 persons including men, women, and children in Karamajiji to commemorate the celebration. She said these donations are consistent with the other give-back programs we organize quarterly.
Karamajiji is one of the biggest slums within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. It also has a high concentration of physically challenged persons and is located behind the Military Cemetery a few kilometers to the City Gate and home to internally Displaced persons (IDPs). The majority of the residents live in Ruga (Makeshift settlements).
Established by renowned Philanthropist Ms. Joyce Roberts, Queen Zara Foundation for Human Resources Development has been engaged in numerous medical outreaches, election monitoring, and food drive in the past.
In a November 13th, 2021, the foundation distributed relief Materials including foodstuffs, liters of cooking oil, bags of rice, garri, salt, cartoons of seasoning cubes, hundreds of branded shea butter, black soap, refreshments, and toiletries for over a hundred beneficiaries at FCT Vocational Rehabilitation center, Kuchiko-Bwari, Abuja.
In March 2021, the foundation also embarked on a free blood pressure screening for over 500 residents of Maitama in Abuja. The beneficiaries expressed joy and prayed that God Almighty would reward the nonprofit for its humanitarian gesture.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, Spokesperson of the people Yusuf, noted that the organization had written its name on gold for engaging in such a Laudable idea.