Making A Difference: Worship For Change 4.0 Raises Over 3 Million Naira For Orphanages
Worship for Change which is in furtherance of her social entrepreneurship effort, has directly and positively affected the lives of over 120 orphans and children with special needs by disbursing funds raised at the concert in excess of Three million naira on Thursday March 6, 2014.
The Worship for Change benefit concert held at The Shell Hall of the Muson centre on Sunday October 21, 2013. Artistes that performed before a packed hall at this event were Bob Fitts, Muyiwa Olarewaju, Flo, Freke Umoh, PITA and Psalmos.
Funds raised at the concert which was in excess of Three million naira and was disbursed at the follows to the following two beneficiaries: Centre for Destitute Empowerment, Idimu, Lagos founded by Pastor Samson Okoliko which caters for 82 children - orphans and kids with special needs. They will receive a cheque of N1.55 million and God's Will Orphanage, Ayingba, Kogi State founded by Mrs. Elizabeth Opanachi. Which caters for 45 children received a cheque of N1.55 million.
Wale Adenuga; Convener of Worship for Change said 'Since 2006, the Worship for Change yearly concerts has helped to raise tremendous awareness and disbursed over N20 million to provide support for thousands of children cared for by charities the including some of the charities below such as Hearts of Gold Hospice, Surulere, Arrows of God orphanage, Ajah, Hephzibah Orphanage, Badagry, Patrick Speech and Language centre, GRA Ikeja, Society for the Safety of the Insane and Destitute (SO-SAID), Total Child Educational Foundation, Surulere, Raco child and rural care, Ibeju, Lekki nd many others'
Among other projects, Worship for Change has aided Dustbin estate, a project by Love on the Street Foundation to raise millions of Naira which helped secure a duplex for the estate's child training programme.
The 2014 Worship for change Concert is scheduled for later this Year.
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About Worship for Change
Worship for Change is hosted by Fountain of Praise. Fountain of Praise led by Wale Adenuga has been involved in the production of worship music, organizing worship conferences and the marketing of worship resources. Worship for Change, registered as a not for profit enterprise, has a board of advisors, all of whom are persons of good standing in the society.
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