The term ‘ orphanage’ is a place whereby children without parents or guardians are being taken care off. Orphanage homes is mostly sponsored by the government or Non- Governmental Organization (NGO).
Meanwhile, the orphanage home allows people to donate any useful resources like money, food, cloth, building new house and among others. By doing, it will help the orphan to live an easy life.
However, a popular Nigerian singer, Davido has recently donated over 250 million naira to an orphanage home.
Recall, the singer made over 200 Million naira some days ago, after he called out his friends to donates money for his upcoming birthday. However, it was reported that the singer received over 200 Million Naira with in 2 days in his Wema Bank account.
The generous singer, Davido decided to give out the 200 Million Naira his friends sends to him. This was known after Davido shares a memorial letter that narrates how he is going to shares the money.
The Afro beat singer, Davido also reveals he is adding extra 50 Million Naira to the 200 Million making 250 million he is sending out to an orphanage home.
According to the memo Davido shared on his Instagram page, he said ” I wish to express my sincere gratitude to my friends, colleagues, fans, and the public for the generous expressions of love in recent days. In my usual playful manner, I requested a few days ago that my friends and colleagues send money in celebration of my birthday” .
” The response and outcome exceeded my expectations, as I received about NGN 200, 000, 000. 00 in less than two days. I truly appreciate everyone who donated hard- earned funds, and I am very thankful for your generosity” .
” I have always been passionate about giving back and helping people. In view of this. I am delighted to announce that all the funds received, totaling NGN 200, 000, 000. 00, will be donated to orphanages across Nigeria as well as the Paroche foundation. In addition. I will be making a personal donation of NGN 50, 000. 000. 00, bringing the total amount to NGN 250, 000, 000. 00″ .
” To oversee the distribution of funds to beneficiaries. I have established a five- person Disbursement Committee. Members of the committee include: 1. Mrs. Titi Adebayo- chairman of the committee. 2. Professor Jonathan Nwosu- secretary to the committee. 3. Professor Yahana Joel Asabe of the Northern Nigeria Seventh Day Adventist Union Conference. 4. Pastor (Dr) Oyalabu of Spring Time Development Foundation (SDF). 5. Professor Uloma Onuoha”
” The committee will compile a list of orphanages across Nigeria. They will determine the number of children and their needs at each orphanage, and then divide the funds accordingly. The committee will also determine the portion of the money that will be donated to Paroche foundation. To maintain transparency, the committee will make public the names of the beneficiary orphanages and how much each will receive. A list of all beneficiaries and their verified account details will be submitted to Wema Bank, who will then be instructed to credit cach beneficiary’ s account” .
” My goal is to do this fundraising every year to celebrate my birthday and give back to people in need. It is my hope that my friends, fans, colleagues in the industry, and the public will continue to support me as I drive this cause” .
” Once again. I express my sincere gratitude to my friends, colleagues, fans, and everyone that made this possible. God bless you all- We rise by lifting others. Davido” .