Ezeigbo Ghana Foundation launched the’Feed the Hungry Project‘ in Ghana. An initiative of Eze Dr. Chukwudi Ihenetu, Chief of the Igbo Community  in Ghanaan, the project provides at least a hot meal on Fridays for children, women and men in the streets of Fadama, James Town, Nima, Teshie and Madina Zongo (all in Accra) and Kasoa in the Central Region.

Funding for the project was provided by Eze Ihenetu, chiefs, elders and members of the Igbo Community in Ghana. In comments made at the launch, Eze Ihenetu said the foundation was to committed to feed the hungry in communities, reach out to the homeless, seniors, the unemployed and the working poor.

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He noted that hunger deprived people from reasoning and functioning properly and that hunger was responsible for diseases and several antisocial behaviors. Eze Ihenetu therefore appealed to successful businesswomen and men to support efforts to address the basic needs of society’s vulnerable. He explained that giving back this was was the only way to live a truly fulfilling life.

Nii Ashitei Kamuah III, who was identified as Chief of Teshie, commended Eze Ihenetu, for the initiative and prayed that it be sustained. Nii Kamuah III appealed for support for the foundation for it to widen its coverage as announced.

Credits: GNA