The African Scholars Care Initiative-ASCI, a non governmental organization in Africa under the leadership of Lady Onumajuru Osomiamhe Joy, has commenced a sequence of impact humanitarian activities amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic and in view of the global May 27th Children’s day celebration at LEA Primary School in Jahi, Abuja Nigeria.
ASCI unveiled Running Water Project on the 18th of January and has commenced its awareness campaigns across Nigeria, clamouring for supports as she prepares to distribute palliatives to children, as well as conduct temperature checks and sensitizations on the safety precautions of coronavirus outbreak. According to reports, the Director General of NAPTIP, will be present in person to commission the Running Water Project following a courtesy visit to her office by the NGO team yesterday.
Amongst the sequence of projects being initiated by ASCI includes the recent construction of a borehole to provide water in LEA Community School Jahi, Abuja. According to the project director, the constructed borehole will encourage personal hygienes, especially in areas of regular hand-washing, so as to contain the spread of coronavirus in the community.
According to a Volunteer, Valerie, she noted that preparations and enrolments for the next outreach are already in progress. Speaking to AbujaPress she expressed her passionate interest to giveback to the society, as she demonstrates modest-charity as a Member of ACSI. She further encouraged Nigerians and people across Africa to stay strong in this trying times, stressing that this too shall pass.
She however reiterated the organisation’s willingness to ensure the distribution of food stuffs, relevant support materials, including face masks, sanitizers and temperature checks for people in the community. Valerie called on the synergised efforts of people across Africa and Nigeria, stating that the collective efforts will determine the extensive reach and beneficial-networks of Running Water Project.
African Scholar Care Initiative is one of the social development initiatives in Africa, designed to provide education empowerment and scholarship grants to children across Africa. The organization has remained instrumental in combating the recent Covid19 pandemic, especially through her “Kick Out Covid19” and “Have You Washed Your Hands Today” Campaign.
The project is strongly supported by AIT, NTA, AlexReports, The Sun, Heritage Bank, University of Abuja and other prominent development partners.