COVID-19: HOW Foundation Reaches Out To Isiokpo Communit

In support of government’s efforts at making living easier for the masses and as part of measure s to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,a non-governmental organization, Herbert Onyewumbu Wiwge, (HOW) Foundation, has put smiles on the faces of thousands of people in some communities in River State. Recently, the foundation distributed sundry foodstuffs and relief packages to several homes, families, and communities in the state, as part efforts to alleviate the debilitating effects of the lockdown and restrictions measures adopted by the Rivers State government r HOW Foundation’s activities in the state are basically to alleviate the effects of the lockdown, and by extension, aid the underprivileged people in the state to stay home as the lockdown begins. The foundation’s CEO, Ms. Antonia Ally made it known to the people of Isiokpo community and its environs that the NGO’s decision is to spread love and alleviate the effects of the lockdown on the people of Rivers State in general, and to connect with the mission statement of the non-profitable organization. According to her, the foundation had been feeding several homes and indigents in Lagos state for weeks and had now decided to extend this novel gesture to the good people of Isiokpo community and its environs. “We believe that majority of those that are alive today have never experienced a pandemic, and to cushion the effects of the lockdown occasioned by COVID-19, the HOW Foundation had made available palliatives to the people of Isokpo and its neighboring communities in River State,” she said. The founder of the foundation, Mr. Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe, also added that the serial distribution of foodstuffs to people is a conscious plan to tackle the post-pandemic effects. He said a lot of businesses have been badly affected and economies have been disrupted, and as a foundation, we have come to the aid of the people