Target Health, Education and Economic Empowerment (THEEE) Initiative, a non -governmental organization founded by Sir Victor & Lady U Obi Anadiume from Achi community in Orji River local government area of Enugu state has clocked ten (10) years of philanthropy in Enugu state and environs.
At its 10 years anniversary, over Six thousand (6,000) persons including widows, widowers, indigents , blinds , orphans and vulnerable children as well as Umungbu and Gbalagu families of Enugu Akwu Achi and Amaetiti benefited from different gifts of charity. The charity gifts included rice, tomatoes, wrappers, and cash worth several millions of naira.
According to the Chairperson, THEEE Initiative management committee, Mrs Ifeoma Anyalebechi, the organization has made presentations to improve lives of many people in Enugu Akwu Achi communities , families, Churches , Schools, Musicians and security organizations. She said the borehole drilled by THEEE Initiative founder has served the community for over 10 years.
Anyalebechi informed that men , women and youths of Enugu Akwu communities benefited from over Fifty Million Naira (N50M) interest free revolving loan. She said THEEE Initiative encouraged so many youths by sponsoring them to international sports competition like international football, others sponsored abroad for health care, and grass root football sponsorship as well as funding support to Churches and Schools.
She further said THEEE Initiative has sponsored healthcare for the community through NHIS through Izundu Medical service Oji-River even with a family sponsored to India to access Medicare. She said complimentary feeding cereals and infant milk of high quality and right nutrient composition were shared in the past.
Mrs Anyalebechi commended the Omeluora 1 of Achi and wife Lady U Victor Obi Anadiume for their commitment and dedication to the community despite the challenges of life , praying that God shall continue to protect them against evil forces to enable them serve their community better.
In an interview, beneficiaries , Mrs Chigozie Igwe , and Mrs Cecilia Nzekwesili thanked God for sparing the life of the couple when their flight got troubled mid-air and enumerated the numerous benefits the Achi community has gotten through THEEE Initiative.
Some other beneficiaries including Patience Ilo, Rita Unugwu, Cecilia Iloka, Helen Chukwuekefurum, Rosaline Ubasie encouraged others to emulate them and prayed for God’s blessing, open doors, good health, prosperity on the life of Sir Victor Obi Anadiume and wife , Lady U Obi Anadiume’s family.
Earlier in his sermon, an Anglican clergy man and Vicar St Mathias Anglican Church , Enugu Akwu, Achi , Reverend Emmanuel Ugwaegbunam admonished Christians to live the life of giving no matter their situation as giving is a way of thanksgiving to God. He informed the beneficiaries to always remember their benefactor Sir Victor and Lady U Obi Anadiume as their own way of giving back.
He described the Anadiume’s as God’s gift to the Achi community and prayed God to keep him safe and healthy to fulfil his mission on assisting others on earth.