Multinational retail store, PEP Stores has joined hands with Save Our Needy to reach out to vulnerable women and children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
The retail giant has constantly made commendable efforts to improve the lives of host communities over the years.
Save Our Needy (SON) is an international non-profit organization primarily focused on ending extreme poverty through the promotion of education for vulnerable children as well as youth and women empowerment.
Since 2011, Save Our Needy has been committed to positively impacting the lives of disadvantaged women, children and young people through education, empowerment, enlightenment and community outreach programs.
A generous donation of items including clothing, toys and baby nappies worth over a million naira was presented to the Save Our Needy team represented by the CEO, Ms Marvella Odili and the Program Manager, Mr. Jerry Odili, on September 30th 2016 by the PEP Stores team (Dynamos).
Widows, single mothers and internally displaced persons (IDPs) will be the main beneficiaries of this partnership.
Ms Marvella Odili expressed great joy and appreciation as she received the donated items.
As a way of economically empowering women, widows, single mothers and unemployed young women who wish to start a small business are encouraged to send in their requests for assistance in order to be considered as beneficiaries of this initiative.
Follow the four simple steps below:
1. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org using your full name and location.
2. Tell us how the donated items will help you start your business.
3. Demonstrate your capability to successfully run a small business.
4. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Kindly visit the Save Our Needy website for more information about our activities: www.saveourneedy.org
*Only people based in Lagos will be considered for business start-up donation.