Nestlé Nigeria volunteers donated food, beverages and personal hygiene products to children in 18 orphanages across Nigeria under its Global Employee Volunteer Programme, Nestlé Cares.
Nestlé Cares is aimed at enhancing volunteer activities and providing opportunity for Nestlé employees to give back to society by offering their time, talent and resources.
Relief materials donated by staff and matched by the company reached over 700 children in 18 orphanages in the country.
The orphanages include the SOS Children’s Village, Isolo-Lagos, Sought After Children’s Orphanage, Ajah-Lagos, SOS Children’s Home Jos, Adonai Orphanage Home Kaduna, Nigerian Red Cross Motherless Babies Home Enugu, Modupe Cole Memorial Child Care, Yaba, Lagos.
Others include the Rachel’s Home, Abuja and St. Anne’s Children’s Home, Warri, Delta State.
Mrs Victoria Uwadoka, the Corporate Communication and Public Affairs Manager, Nestlé Nigeria, said: “we recognise that in times like this, the most important concern for caregivers is providing adequate nutrition for their children while ensuring the highest standards of hygiene to keep them safe.
“This is why we have come together on the platform of Nestlé Cares to provide nutritious food and beverages, as well as personal and homecare hygiene products to orphanages we support across Nigeria. (NAN)