The Victims Support Fund (VSF) has presented tents, desks and other educational materials to an NGO, Education Must Continue Initiative (EMCI) catering for the education of about 2000 children displaced by insurgency in Adamawa and Borno states.
Presenting the materials at a ceremony in Sangere near Yola , the Executive Director of the fund, Dr Sunday Ochoche said that the total value of support
to the NGO so far was over N120 million.
Ochoche lauded the NGO for it performance in educating the children, adding that the fund was committed to working with such credible NGOs in helping the victims of insurgency.
Ochoche said the NGO was provided with 24 tents to serve as classrooms for it schools in Adamawa and Borno alongside desks, text books, bags and other learning materials.
He said the pupils would soon be provided with uniforms while some of them that were orphans would be considered for further support under the foster care Programme of VSF.
While lauding volunteer teachers in the school, Ochoche said that the fund would consider supporting them with token allowance to boost their morale.
Speaking at the ceremony, Chairman of the EMCI board of trustee, Mr Paul Gadzama and the founder of the school, Mrs Palmata Edward lauded VSF for its sustain support to the initiative.
They urged for more support from VSF and the need for other organizations to emulate it.
The VSF director also visited Michika local government area where he handed over five blocks of classrooms reconstructed by the fund.