Donates Educational Materials To Schools

By Dorcas Samson Achi 

The View Foundation Educational Outreach in line with their projects for the year 2024, reached out to many pupils and downtrodden within Umudim and its environ, distributing educational materials and cash to many on 19th of April, 2024 at St. Mary’s Primary School Umudim in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State. 

Founder of the View Foundation, Engr. Chukwuemeka Victor Anyanwu while addressing the mammoth crowd who gathered to witness the unprecedented Humanitarian milestone, emphasized that his involvement in school is propelled by his extraordinary love for education of the young ones, adding that education is the best gift and investment for a child. 

He stated that the educational outreach was flagged off last year with the foundation donating cash and educational materials to schools, stressing that this year they are marking their one year anniversary with gratitude to God for the enablement, insight and grace to impact lives and give back to the society.

According to him, the educational empowerment will be an annual event as the foundation hopes to invest in many schools especially in the rural communities of Ikeduru and Imo State in general. 

He expressed gratitude to the Head Masters and teachers who collaborated with him to organize such event for the pupils, enjoining them to always reach out to him when needs of the pupils arise.

“I was once a child. I am where I am today because I am educated. There is need to invest in educating the children for immense future benefits. Today the View Foundation wish to interface with these young ones who will surely become great leaders tomorrow. We believe that the best investment in life is human capital development, hence shall continue to contribute our quota to ensure the growth and advancement of the younger ones”, he reiterated.

The climax of the event was the donation of cash, desks, books, machetes, stationaries to the schools as Engr. Anyanwu announced that he has made payments for the Common Entrance and Standard six examinations of all the 18 pupils from Umuonyeukwu Community Primary School, 11 pupils from Brilliant Nursery and Primary School and 2 pupils from Salvation Army Primary School all in Ikeduru Local Government Area. 

He also gave the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand naira each to the three schools that were represented to assist the management of the schools and also gave some money to some families of the pupils to douse the biting economic hardship bedeviling the country. 

Assistant Headmistress of  Umuonyeukwu Community Primary School, Mrs. Udeogu Ugonwa who spoke at the event appreciated the View Foundation for their timely intervention in their schools, especially by buying new desks and other educational materials for the pupils, adding that the items donated by the Foundation were desperately needed. 

Furthermore she revealed that the Foundation provided some money for the school last year which was used to repair some doors, windows and other broken facilities in the school, stressing that the View Foundation has increased the standard of the school and made the environment conducive for learning which has made the students to  improve greatly in their academic performance.