A NON-GOVERNMENTAL Organisation, Tabitha Care Ministry, has lifted army widows on the Sam Ethnan Air Drive Base in Ikeja, Lagos.
About 120 widows have been handled to foodstuffs, garments, free medicals and a celebration.
The occasion was themed ‘Make A Widow Smile’.
The Visioner of Tabitha Care Ministry, Pastor Martha Adejoh, stated the gesture was to place smile on their faces and enhance their confidence.
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She stated: “I made a decision to do that as a result of I’m led by God. I’ve watched and listened to some victims of widowhood and I realised that much less consideration is paid to army widows. I’ve buddies who’re victims and the dehumanisation and injustice meted out to widows is unimaginable. Therefore, I made a decision to contribute in direction of assuaging their plight…”
Mrs. Pauline Phillip, a widow for over 27 years, shared her expertise and urged her fellow widows to be prayerful and motivated.
She stated: ”The gesture would salvage the wretched scenario of widows in the neighborhood as poverty, starvation and malnutrition are nice threats to their livelihood.
“It hasn’t been simple however with God and prayers, issues have been good. I’m completely happy that Tabitha Care Ministry organised this programme to alleviate our spirits.”