Prince Archibong Life Foundation is greatly applauded and celebrated by the masses for its excellent humanitarian services rendered to improve the wellbeing of people in the society. Its positive impact has brought significant changes and turn around for the people of Ikot Ekpene/Obot Akara/Essien Udim Federal Constituency and Akwa Ibom State at large.
Berthed to provide succor to less privilege in the society, Prince Archibong Life Foundation has, indeed, supported hundreds of aged people, empowered more than hundred of youth and turned a strong educational support base for students.
According to the founder of the Foundation, Prince Mendy Archibong, the aim of the foundation is primarily to render humanitarian services to the public, empowering and helping the less privileges through various programmes and projects that would aid good survival and proper well-being of people in the community. He explained that with the foundation, his desire is to provide intermediate humanitarian services to persons and communities, with the sole aim of reducing poverty while promoting healthy living.
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During the dry season earlier this year, Prince Archibong Life Foundation disbursed a some of N50,000 grant each to farmers in Obot Akara Local Government Area ahead of the rainy season to support their farming business. The free grants was to support farmers to purchase fertilizer and other farm inputs that would enhance a bumper harvest. This has greatly influence agricultural activities in the area as lot of farmers who benefited from this opportunity have put in maximum efforts to boost outputs.
Within a minimum gap of two months, the Foundation known for its generosity visited St. Agne Cathedral, Ifuho where they distributed food items, which included bags of rice, beans, flour, to mention but a few to the victims of Essien Udim crisis. Prince Archibong expressed gratitude and happiness for being privileged to put smiles on the faces of the victims. Medical assistance was also offered to some of the affected victims of the crisis and those who suffered from the harsh impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
With regards to the just concluded Joint Admission Matriculation Board, a good number of students were offered free JAMB forms and free classes to prepare them for the exams.
Consequently, students who did excellently well will be offered scholarship to study in the Federal University of their choice “I thank God for using this Foundation to affect my destiny positively. There wasn’t any financial aid from my parents after I graduated from Secondary School to further my studies,” confessed one of the students who got the scholarship.
Much efforts and services have been rendered by the Prince Archibong Life Foundation to ensuring the welfare of individuals within its reach. Prince Archibong Life Foundation has really brought about positive changes in Obot Akara and the society at large. It is of no doubt that this great Foundation will remain known for its good work to the masses.