For over five years now, under the philanthropic movement of Zidora Aid Foundation, many who couldn’t smile have smiled, many whose hope were thought lost have been revived, lives and minds have been enriched and empowered. The progenitor of the consistency of these can be linked to the compassionate and humanitarian nature of Dr. Arinze Madueke, Chairman Zidora Group. The charitable gestures of this foundation over time is seen to be unique and dynamic, as it perfectly cut across core areas that concerns man. From scholarships and education materials given to young and vibrant minds, provision of shelter to widows and poor aged ones, healthcare and feeding assistance to the needy involving the physically challenged to other areas that calls for charitable gestures. It is interesting to note, that over the years there have never been any form of external assistance, rather than the generated income of Zidora Brand which has the ultimate financial source for the various philanthropic exploits. For a well detailed understanding of how well, the foundation has done in the course to better the status quo of humanity. We shall examine in highlights the major contributions of Zidora Aid Foundation.
ZAF in Education: Dr. Arinze Madueke is an active mover for the need for general access to basic education, because he believes that education is the passport to the future, and for one to fly one needs to be educated. His thoughts and vision towards education has been put to play through the series of scholarships given to young minds to study both at home or to proceed abroad if the need be. Also, over the last five years there have been consistent visitations of schools be it at Nursery and Primary or Secondary level to assist with educational materials that accommodates all with special reference to inclusive education.
ZAF in Shelter Provision: Interestingly and of truth and fact, Zidora Aid Foundation has seen to provision of well built new houses for series of widows, poor aged ones and those in critical need of it. As part of the mission of enriching lives, the foundation sees it as a core duty to help those whose can’t walk nor stand on their feet. Thus, the foundation has been a supporting moving pillar for many over time.
ZAF in Healthcare: With visitations to both public and private hospitals including the paying of hospital bills of patient with severe medical conditions or those in hopeless state. The foundation over the years have intervened in assisting those with medical attention and saw to the success of their medical journey. Also, the foundation has also pioneered the creation of awareness over certain health issues like free eye test, blood test, body temperature, etc. The impacts of the foundation as recognised with awards from local and international health bodies knows no bound.
ZAF in Feeding: It is believed at Zidora Aid Foundation that every man no matter what circumstance is entitled to food and food security to every man should be guaranteed. This influenced many projects that has seen to the feeding of hundreds of people per day, which also involves distribution of raw foods and other cooking items.
ZAF and the Physically Challenged: Zidora Aid Foundation can be said to be a unique charitable home that doesn’t discriminate on whom to give or restrained to certain conditions on how to give. This indeed makes the foundation dynamic as regards to the recognition of the need to take care of the physically challenged ones, creating different aids to make life easy for them. Over years much has been done and will still be done for them.
ZAF and Empowerments: Part of the mottos of Zidora Aid Foundation is the enrichment of lives and empowerment of minds. Over the last five years, Zidora Aid Foundation has organized series of talent hunts, idea building programmes which has seen to sponsorship of great youth minds. As it is believed that the youth own the world.
In totality, Dr Arinze Madueke influenced by the statement ‘that no one that ever become poor by giving’. Thus, his ever readiness and continuous readiness to do more to affect positively into the lives of people. His projection for Zidora Aid Foundation is for it to become a worthy of example charity organization, for those who have pure intentions of extending their arms to help people can model after.