By Beltha Mokube – Monday October 28, 2019.
Belinda Babila Foundation – BBF, a non-profit organization headquartered in Dallas, Texas, USA has kicked off a strategic education campaign for Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria dubbed “Education Is Freedom Campaign.”
The campaign that kicked off from Friday October 25, 20-19 through Sunday October 27, 2019, at the Ukende Settlement in Ogoja in the Cross River State of the West African country, Nigeria has been described as one of its kind by education lovers.
BBF is now sponsoring two hundred and fifty (250) kids at the Early Child Care Education Camp – ECCDE at the Ukende Refugee Settlement Camp, National Telegraph’s Becky Okafor said on site.
Rev Relindis Ojong, BBF National Nigeria Coordinator said activities started on October 25 with the arrival of the BBF team at about 8AM GMT at the school located at the new settlement.
Opening prayers, a welcome address by the school administration, word of encouragement by the BBF representative followed before songs, poems and other entertainment segments were presented by the kids.
The high moment of the event was the presentations of education materials and gifts to the children. A total of 200 classroom chairs, 100 tables, 250 school bags, 250 school uniform and T-shirts, over 1000 writing books of 20 leaves and 40 leaves, cartons of writing chalk, pencils, crayons, erasers, sharpeners, over 1000 Drawing books, cartons of educational charts, boxes of pens, readers, snacks and lunch to the kids.
National Telegraph’s Becky Okafor filed in that the outreach ended on Sunday October 27, 2019, with BBF offering a church service followed by a powerful women empowerment conference.
In order to raise funds to save these refugees in dire need of education, accommodation, food and many other basic daily life needs, the Foundation says it’s organizing her 1st Black Tie Fundraising Gala Event under the theme; Livelihood Sustenance and Empowerment to IDPs and Refugees in Nigeria.
The event that has been scheduled for Saturday November 9, 2019 as from 8.00 PM at the Nirvana Event Center; 9550 Skillman Street, Dallas TX 75234 is entirely dedicated to refugees and IDPs resulting from Cameroon’s armed conflict, National Telegraph has confirmed.
The current Mayor of Lancaster, a city in Dallas County, Texas, United States, Clyde Hairston is the official guest speaker at this upcoming humanitarian event.
Donors are honoured and saluted for their selfless contributions. The Foundation usually solicits $20 per Good Samaritan to enable her effectively carry out such campaigns. Donations are made through; Cashapp: Bbabilafoundation on 214-296-7209, Zelle: 214 916 8240, MTN Mobile money Cameroon is through; Belinda Babila Foundation on 653 479 516.
Those having difficulties can also get directly to the Founder on; +1214 296 7209. On pay-pal; firstname.lastname@example.org can be used, the Foundation confirmed. According to the Foundation, Checks are Payable through Belinda Babila Foundation and all donations are tax exempted since the Foundation is a 501 C 3.