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Admin Jan 01, 1970

SOLVING THE PLIGHTS OF THE WIDOW

Having lost her husband seven years ago Mrs Elizabeth Abegunde began to live at the mercy of friends and relatives. Life became extremely miserable and highly difficult for her and her children. Feeding was indeed a difficult task and education of her children suffered serious setback, there was no one for Mrs Abegunde to turn to except God.

However, God miraculously answered her prayer about two years after the demise of her husband, as a friend introduced  HFDI to her  and she joined the organization without hesitation, but after necessary enquiry. The Igosun, born widow and mother of three had no as at the time her husband died but today she has a job of her own.

Mrs Abegunde suffered a lot until she came across HFDI, life was unbearable for her saying she had gone through the most turbulent period of her life before a friend introduced her to HFDI and since her stay has changed for good.

She said in a chat that she has gone through series of empowerment training organized and powered by HFDI at different times and locations, stressing that the trainings have been of tremendous blessing to her and her family. Today she now makes soap, having learnt soap making in one of the empowerment trainings organized by the organization. Also, She sells soap and from the business she makes good profit which she is using for the day to day upkeep of her family. Her children are today in different private schools.

Besides, Mrs Abegunde informed that the HFDI was there for her always especially after she lost her husband seven years ago, disclosing that a sum of #10,000 was given to her by the organization to get her soap making equipment and supplies, stressing that she will forever be grateful to the HFDI