By John Kayode
Towards the celebration of the birthday of the founder of St. Gabriel Skill Acquisition Foundation, Mr Adebale Ayodele, otherwise known as “Mr Pace”, the foundation has empowered underprivileged widows in a bid to improve their living conditions and to increase their self worth.
The widows were awarded grants to set up small scale businesses or add to already existing ones.
The founder of the foundation, Mr Adebayo Ayodele( MR PACE) said the gesture was his own way of giving back to the society.
“Helping the needy and vulnerable in our society has always been our joy at St. Gabriel and it’s in line with our vision that we continually work to empower the underprivileged to afford the essential and basic things of life around them with dignity.
The highlights of the programme was the decoration of Olori Olufunmilayo Olowoyo as Matron Of the foundation.
She expressed appreciation to the founder for finding her worthy for such position and equally promised to support the foundation with her resources for the benefit of others.
Mrs Funke Adepoju who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries expressed deep appreciation to the foundation for the kind gesture.
The foundation had earlier presented an award to Prophet Ezekiel Owoyemi( UNSHAKABLE) for his humanitarian efforts within the society.
The founder said the empowerment for trainee artisans who have completed their training “ll commence soon.