By Samson Oti
Berkie Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, which empowers the less privileged, orphans and destitute has donated a new Laptop to empower a disabled youth resident in Lagos, Mr. Anorue Manix.
According to the Director of the foundation, Rebecca Uzoma, this gesture is part of the organisation’s vision to support the underprivileged in the community.
Uzoma noted that the foundation donated the HP Laptop to Mr. Anorue Manix, who resides in Ayobo community, Ipaja, Lagos State in order to assist him in learning advanced computer skills such as coding, graphics design, power point, Ms word amongst others.
“Manix is a young and intelligent man interested in improving himself in digital skills so as to earn a living for himself.
“His dream is to become a professional in information technology. He reached out to us and we went the extra mile to help him realize his dreams with the laptop.”
The director added that the foundation has reached out to several communities with food, stationary, scholarship and clothing items, but is willing to partner with individuals, the Lagos State government and other agencies in empowering more underprivileged people in the society.
“We cannot afford to leave everything to the Government. We as a non-profit organisation have taken it upon ourselves with the help of volunteers to do our beat to change human lives, “she concluded.