From Maurice Okafor, Enugu
As part of his corporate social responsibilities (CSR), to give back to the society, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has distributed education materials to over 3,000 pupils in some primary schools in Enugu state.
The benefitting schools include pupils from Women Training College (WTC) primary school Enugu, pupils from Udi premier primary school Udi,Central School Eke and St Paul’s primary School Eke Mater Dei College Eke, among others.
The donations were made on behalf of “Kwusike Foundation” a pet project of Mr Geoffrey Onyeama in his passion and care for the society.
Mr Flavour Eze, a director in the foundation who delivered the materials on behalf of Foreign affairs minister stated, “We shall continue to support our children students and will soon role out a bursary award programme for our indigent higher education students.
He said the foundation had equally mentored over sixty primary school teachers on the best way to teach primary school pupils for the sake of enthroning improved quality of education in Enugu state.
Mr Eze disclosed that Kwusike foundation under the watch of Mr Geoffrey Onyeama also plans a human capacity training for over 300 indigenes of Enugu state on Cosmetology, baking, Wielding, Hair dressing etc, so they can be self-employed and gradually become employers of labour.
According to Mr Flavour Eze, Kwusike Foundation is also planning a Micro credit empowerment programme on Agriculture for Youths in Enugu state. So they can make a fortune from agro allied small a d medium scale (SMS) industries.