Procter & Gamble, leading consumer products manufacturer, has concluded, on its one-month long initiative of charity driven sales in which consumers of Pampers, Ariel and Always were given opportunity to help educate orphans in fifteen orphanages across Lagos just by purchasing any of these products.
As a result of this drive, 15 orphanages will be receiving pre-school early learning materials, text books for nursery, primary and secondary school level, computers and learning software. The benefitting orphanages include: Love Home Orphanage, Heritage Homes, Hephzibah Home, Light of Hope Orphanage, Living Fountain Orphanage, Precious Pearls Orphanage and Compassionate Orphanage.
Other recipients are Salaam Muslim Orphanage, Bethlehem Charity and Orphanage Home, S.O.S. Children Village Owu, Tunji Adebayo Motherless Babies’ Home, Little Angels’ Orphanage, Centre For Destitutes’ Empowerment, National Orthopedic Hospital Special School and Arrows of God.
According to P&G’s corporate PR manager Tomiwa Akande, the donation event will hold at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos on the 22nd of June. She said “the response of the Lagos public made it possible for us to give a meaningful donation to help improve the lives of these special children.
The initiative is part of Building Futures, an outreach programme of the company that has been donating learn-and-play centres to orphanages around the country since 2010.