The Redeemed Christian Church Of God has proved and it is still proving that apart from preaching the Gospel and reaching out to lost souls they also care about the Total well-being of the souls they reach out to.
This was made known at the Media Meet and Greet by the Global Charity arm of RCCG- ‘His Love Foundation’ held at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel,Lekki Lagos, Nigeria on the 5th of May 2019 .
The essence of the meet and greet according to the Special Assistant to the General Overseer (Christian Social Responsibility) Pastor Idowu Iluyomade was to create an atmosphere that will help set the tone for the commencement of a process of developing constant rapport, the creation of access and cordiality between the media and the Foundation.
Whilst addressing the media, the Pastor mentioned quite a number of achievements that the Foundation has made between March and April, 2019 which includes the number of CSR operating Centres/RCCG parishes: 43, 418, Total number of projects done from March to date: 57, 686, Total number of people impacted: 14,065,959, Total number of states impacted: 36 states plus FCT and total number of Local Government areas impacted: 455 local Government Areas.
Pastor Iluyomade also reiterated the mission of the foundation which is “Help for the helpless, Hope for the hopeless, Food for the hungry, Strength for the weak”.
The Special Assistant to the General Overseer also mentioned other key areas that the Foundation has lent it’s helping hand, such as; The Health Sector, one of its project is the Plateau State Specialist Hospital ICU and a series of ultra-modern health projects, that will be commissioned by Friday, 10th May 2019.
He went further by mentioning another key area which is Feeding, In his words” 57,881,035 Meals served from March 2018 to date in the 197 Nations we operate, Over 200,000 meals served at 16 daily feeding centres from March 2018 to date,Distribution of foodstuffs from our food bank to thousands of beneficiaries nationwide,Distribution of foodstuffs to 1,000 victims of Super Typhoon at Calasiao Pangasinan,Philippines.
Furthermore, He mentioned that the Educational sector as well as other social sectors like the Prisons and the rehabilitation centres have received a number of help by the foundation.
He concluded by saying that for RCCG, CSR is a matter of life and death- It is not an option.
His Love Foundation
4b Alaba Oniru
Opposite Four Points by Sheraton
Victoria Island, Lagos.
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