In a bid to alleviate child hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria, Hollandia, the leading dairy brand from the stables of CHI Limited, on Monday, May 27, 2019 donated dairy products to more than 500 children at the Bogije Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP) camp in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State.
The Hollandia No Kid Hungry Foundation chose Children’s Day, marked every 27th of May, as well as the World Nutrition Day, which comes up every 28th of May, to celebrate with the children as both days are of great importance. Though the initial target for the intervention was 300 children, the outpouring of persons from within the community led to engagement of a larger number of disadvantaged children.
Speaking during the visit, the Managing Director CHI Ltd, Mr. Deepanjan Roy, represented by the Head of Administration, Mr. Ebere Osunkwo, stated that “As a socially responsible company, we are naturally passionate about child nutrition. And in cognizance of the unsatisfactory situation with child nutrition globally and nationally, we initiated the Hollandia No Kid Hungry Foundation as a vehicle for contributing, in our own way, towards slowing down the spiraling number of cases of hunger and malnutrition amongst children.”
He added that the Bogije IDP camp visit marked …read more