EDO North Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Women Enhancement Organization (WEO) Auchi has organized over the weekend 2014 annual children party and end of year activities to show love and care to the less privileged ones in the society.
In her welcome address, the Director of the Organization, Dr. Mrs. P. O. Idogho said the annual children party was organized by WEO to show love and care to the less privileged people and also to create awareness in the prevention of discrimination against orphans, vulnerable children, widows, caregivers and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
According to her, WEO is a non-religious, non-partisan, non-political and non- governmental organization that provides opportunities to the less privileged ones in the society to acquire education, literacy, numeracy, skills, training in business management, entrepreneurship studies and computer appreciation
The director who is also the Rector of Auchi Polytechnic said the NGO is actively working in four communities in Etsako west and currently taking care of 250 caregivers, 1200 Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and 260 PLWHA while it has also engaged in social and humanitarian services in other communities in Edo State.
She said apart from distribution of educational materials to the OVC, WEO has also paid WEAC/NECO enrolment fees for one Mr. Abu Idowu, a double orphan from Iyakpi community in Etsako West Local government.
Speaking with journalists, the Director, Dr. Mrs. P.O. Idogho promised to continue the NGO even after her tenureship as the Rector however stated that the NGO was established in 2004 even before she became the Rector. “ I belong to a society in the church that cares for the less privileged people while the NGO is an organization that I cherish so much which I hope to continue” she emphasized.
Highpoint of the event was the presentation of items such as bags of rice, jerry cans of vegetable oil, clothes, bags of salt, detergents etc to 10 orphanage homes such as Iteseogena Orphanage, Onosoagbe support group, Osikpamobo SLA, Fadama SLA and Aloaye SLA among others.

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