By Adeyemi Obadimu
A non governmental organization, Emmanuel’s Table has awarded scholarship to 60 students of university of Lagos and Lagos university teaching hospital (LUTH).
Emmanuel’s Table during event held at Zone Tech in Gbagada, Lagos on Saturday promised to pay school fees of beneficiaries throughout their years of study in the university.
The NGO also empowered 30 business women with N80,000 each to boost their businesses amidst the economic challenges in the country.
While addressing the women, Mr Ifeanyi Akogo said the program is yearly event but could not hold in 2020 due to coronavirus.
“This is how the organization as been putting smile to peoples faces since 5 years ago”. He noted.
One of the beneficiary of SME support who was empowered 2 years ago Mrs feyi noted that Emmanuel’s table gave her capital to start business and she is happy now to also drop token out of the gain to support this year empowerment programme.
In her remarks, Owolebi Comfort who is past benefiary appreciated the organization for the wonderful job they did for them, ” we heard about this wonderful intiative two years ago from our lecturer and me and my colleague benefited they supported our school fees, now we are finished.
Meanwhile, the CEO of the organization Mrs Tobiloba Boshoro who was represented by her husband Mr Niyi Boshoro appreciated everyone present including the special guest at the event Mr Olayinka for their immeasurable support.
Mr Boshoro disclosed that the organization started as a prayer group before God inspired them to start given the needy, since then they have been helping the needy and lifting women up finiacially to attain values.
The foundation partnered with institutions like UNILAG and LUTH for proper selection while selecting the students.
“If i want to go back to the past i will start mentioning good deeds and peoples that this foundation have touched thier lives positively, but i want to pray for my wife and her partners including everyone present here that God will lift you up more” Niyi Boshoro added.
All the beneficiaries thanked emmanuel’s Table for thier kind gesture and prayed that God will continue to provide for them to do more for people.