When in Need Foundation To Assist 4 Million Nigerians With Food Security Program

To assist with the effect of hunger in the country as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a US-based Non Profit, 'When In Need Foundation to engage 4 million Nigerians in Abuja Imo and Kaduna in a food security program.
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NEW YORK - Sept. 14, 2020 - PRLog -- Dr. Chetachi Ecton, President of the When In Need Foundation is on a mission to rewrite the hunger narrative by engaging millions of people in food security programs.

Dr Ecton is using her own resources and foreign agricultural seeds from organizations and people of goodwill in the United States to help alleviate the sufferings of Nigerians.

Ecton explained that while she respects the global awareness that the developed world and the international community at large have given those affected by the deadly virus, she lamented that little attention is paid to millions of people die of hunger every day in Africa and Nigeria.

" While the entire world is paying attention to COVID-19, I am strongly appealing to the government here in Nigeria, and the international community at large to pay an undiluted attention to hunger as it is yet to be declared a global state of emergency."


''The kind of humanitarian aid I am advocating for at this time is not a conflict-driven food donation like the one that the UN gave to Nigeria. For example, in 2018, the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) gave a significant contribution of nearly US$100 million from the United States. According to the report, that guaranteed continued life-saving food assistance in northeast Nigeria through early 2018."

"The UN World Food Program did well to guarantee nearly US $ 100 million to the northeast of our beautiful country that was laden with conflict.

She noted that the country is going to be hardly hit because the factors of production have been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic.

" The same way that the UN donated $100 million worth of food to the people who were living in conflict infested zones,

Dr. Ecton, appealed to the UN and the rest of the international community to see the need in collaborating with When In Need Foundation and the Nigerian government to help provide logistics as 4 million people from vulnerable communities would be alleviated through the food security program.

" It has not been an easy road to secure farm inputs to feed 4 million people in Nigeria. That's just a small percentage of the overall population, the partnership from the developed world, private foundations, the International community and the Nigerian government will triple our food input donation per capita and together, we shall cover the rest of the country."

To help with this mission visit https://winfound.org/ for information.

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