The Executive Director of the Najel Foundation, Naomi Naa Adjeley Anang has appealed to organisations and philanthropic individuals to help attain the Sustainable Development Goal 1 by the year 2030 in a manner of creating an enabling environment for zero hunger and alleviating hunger in all forms.
She made this appeal during a philanthropic exercise by the Najel Foundation which distributed assorted food items to the marginalised individuals in society.
Highlighting on the need of sharing with the underprivileged in society, she considered it as an act that provides peaceful co-existence devoid of hunger. According to her, it was necessary to constantly reach out to the vulnerable in the society because they are part of our existence on earth and they deserve to be treated with utmost care and love.
She noted that the deprived in societies need to be resourced and be given the opportunity to also achieve their aspirations, and by so doing they can contribute their quota to the development of the nation.
Najel Foundation during the yuletide, distributed over 1,500 assorted food items to some deprived individuals including natives of the streets around some principal roads of Accra, inmates of the Teshie Police cells, Osu Children’s Home, Girls Correctional Centre, Accra Psychiatric Hospital, among others.
The humanitarian exercise dubbed ‘StreetLove’ was driven an act of benevolence orchestrated by the Najel Foudation, Accra was to give the vulnerable a renewed hope for the future.
According to her, the ‘StreetLove’, aligns to making the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 1 attainable by the year 2030. “It is to help end poverty in all its forms everywhere and this is what the United Nations seeks to eradicate extreme poverty for all people,” she stressed.
Various Patrons who received the donations on behalf of the beneficiaries expressed their profound gratitude to the organisers of Najel Foundation for the gesture shown.