Sir Emeka Offor Foundation Organizes Community Mental Health Facilitators Training
ABUJA, Nigeria, July 7, 2018 - The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, a non-governmental, philanthropic organization focused on health, youth employment, women's empowerment, education and tropical disease eradication, under its Health Program, is celebrating the positive results of its recent mental health training, awareness and sensitization program. The facilitators from The Educator Inc., a non-profit organization based in the United States of America with a vision of promoting healthy individual and family development through training, advocacy and policy formulation, were on ground to create mental health awareness.
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The founder of the foundation, Sir Emeka Offor, was present with other dignitaries including medical doctors, academia, captains of industries, NDLEA and Police. Others present also included psychology, medical and nursing students, market men and women, widows, orphans, and many others from diverse backgrounds who made themselves available for the sensitization.
The sensitization is the commencement of series of more sensitizations, advocacies and trainings that will culminate in certification of individuals who will carry Mental Health Program to the nooks and crannies of the society. The event took place on the 6th of July 2018 at Sir Emeka Offor Foundation headquarters Oraifite, Anambra State.
About the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation
The Sir Emeka Offor Foundation is a philanthropic organization based in Abuja, FCT and Oraifite, Anambra State, Nigeria. The Foundation seeks to alleviate the suffering of the less privileged through philanthropy, and focuses primarily on giving support and hope to those in need irrespective of tribe, creed, religion and nation. The Foundation has affected the lives of many Nigerians through its domestic programs and projects, which include youth empowerment, Widows Cooperative, education, and health services and infrastructural development. For more information, visit http://sireofforfoundation.org or like us at https://www.facebook.com/siremekaofforfoundation.
By Obi Ebuka Onochie