No fewer than 25 indigent children between the ages of six and fifteen (15) have benefited from the gesture of the hope for family development Initiative (HIFDI) in Ipee, a sleepy community in oyun local government area of kwara state.
The children were both vulnerable and less privileged as many of them have lost their parents and until their introduction to HFDI they moved round the streets of the town without hope of what to do to make ends meets for themselves.
Both Deaconess Dorcas Afiferin a retired nursing superintendent and Mr. Josiwa Adeogo, a retired primary school headmaster have since been taking proper care of the children, ensuring their upkeep and proper nutrition in addition with their educational care and medical upkeep.
The two guardians who reside Epee town have brought their experience to bear in the care of the children, as they provide exceptional care for the children, even as they organized counselling programmes and vocational training for them occasionally.
Deacones Abifarin while speaking said aside from the children she takes care, not less than 20 people are also under LCF that she coordinates for HFDI facilitated loan schedule, adding that source individual have enjoyed the loan schedule twice.
She said the mode of return of the loan has seen very convenient for all the beneficiaries of the loan scheme.
On his part, Mr Adeogo limited that writing materials including books, biros and pencils are often provided for the children under his care, while other needed items are also made available for them depending on their needs per time.
Also he disclosed that financial assistance is always provided for the children to enjoy what other children enjoy and to ensure that there is no disparity between the children of wealthy personalities and the indigent ones.