Hardship: HVCF Distributes Food Worths N3m To Over 270 Vulnerable Households In Kaduna

A Non-governmental organization, Hope for the Village Child Foundation (HVCF) has distributed food items worth N3m  to over 270 children and women in Kaduna communities as part of their efforts to reduce the rate of malnutrition in the State.

The deputy director, HVCF, Rev. Sr. Juliana Ekwoanya during the distribution of the items on Wednesday in Kaduna at HVCF centre said the gesture was part of their activities in helping the vulnerable to mitigate hardship.

 According to her,  the objective was to provide essential  foodstuffs to those in need especially women and Children and to alleviate hunger in the communities. 

She noted that the food items is expected to help cushion the effect of economic hardship on the lives of members of the beneficiaries.

She, however, lamented about malnutrition among  children in the communities, saying a lot needs to be done on food insecurity in the country.

Sr. Ekwoanya said "this charitable efforts not only offers immediate relief but also foster a sense of community empathy and support, helping to create a stronger, more compassionate society that takes care of it most vulnerable members".

She further said that by distributing the food items, the beneficiaries will have access to nutritious meals and can meet their basic nutritional requirements, she added.

The deputy director also urged well meaning Nigerians and government to assist those in need, saying there is urgent need to take action against food insecurity.

According to her,  the items distributed include 12 bags of 100kg  rice, 10 bags of 100kg beans, 10 bags of 100kg maize, 5 bags of onions, 2 cartoons of maggi and salt worths N3m.

She further noted that the beneficiaries we're drawn from Chikun, Igabi and Kajuru LGA of the State.

A 15-year old Miracle Moses who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries lauded the HVCF for their support and humanitarian interventions.