LAF Foundation, Jemi9 Resources organise COVID-19 #ImpactYourCommunity

Sat May 23rd, 2020 - Lagos

One of the participants demonstrating hand washing

To mitigate the negative impact of Coronavirus and prevent its spread, a non-governmental organisation, Lydia Ajoke Ogun Foundation (LAF) in collaboration with Jemi9 Resources Limited recently organised an event tagged #COVID-19ImpactYourCommunity at Lekki, Eti-Osa Local Council, which has the highest number of cases in Lagos State.

The programme was aimed at reducing the spread of the virus by providing vital information on COVID -19 to traders, artisans and the underprivileged, who find it difficult to grasp with the reality of the pandemic as well as to provide basic needs such as non-perishable goods, masks and hygiene kits for the communities.

It was also to provide online access to crisis counsellor to help people cope with the stress of the pandemic and mental health; campaign for maintenance of supply of corridor food supply despite closed borders and assistance with human rights issues in the instance of abuse and violation.




source: Guardian