Enugu governor’s wife empowers physically challenged


 

Our Reporter

 

THE wife of Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugochi Ugwuanyi, has donated income-generating items to some unemployed, physically challenged persons, who have indicated interest in various skills, to enable them actualize their dreams and earn a living.

Presenting the items to the beneficiaries during the monthly women prayer rally at Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, Mrs. Ugwuanyi stated that the gesture was to reduce poverty in the rural communities as well as encourage self- reliance and economic growth.

The items donated, which were procured by her pet project, Ugo’s Touch of Life Foundation (U-TOLF), include weaving machines, tools for shoe making and cosmetology, among others. Some of the beneficiaries had been trained by the foundation as bakers, shoe makers (cobblers), phone repairers and tailors, but could not set up their businesses because of lack of funds.

Consequently, Mrs. Ugwuanyi provided the necessary items to support them actualize their dreams….



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