Visually-impaired widow struggling to survive finally gets help

Visually-impaired widow struggling to survive finally gets help

- A visually-impaired widow simply identified as Mrs Opebiyi has finally been empowered

- The widow has two kids and has been struggling to survive

- She was empowered with a 150-litre freezer, a stabiliser and 30 packs of soft drinks to start a new business

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A visually-impaired widow who has two kids and needed help has finally been empowered by a non-governmental organisation called Gift The Needy.

Recall that Briefly.co.za had earlier reported that a lady took to Twitter to urge social media users to help the widow who was struggling to survive.

The lady, identified as Iyalaya, said she paid the widow a visit and found out that she lost her husband about two months ago.

According to another post by the lady, simply identified as Iyalaya on the microblogging site, the widow was assisted with a 150-litre freezer, a stabiliser and 30 packs of soft drinks to start a new business.

See her post below:

In other news, a physically impaired man asked social media users to assist him in furthering his education, saying he intended to study for his Higher National Diploma.

The man, identified as Ojo Israel, said he finished his National Diploma from Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo state. Israel, who is an orphan, said he needs money to pay for school fees and buy gadgets that will aid his learning, such as digital recording machine, Braille, laptop, among others.

Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Chase Smith was diagnosed with cancer in 2014, and he bravely fought off the disease, Ewing’s Sarcoma, for several years.

However, in March the 18-year-old high school student was given life-changing news, the cancer had returned, in his lung, back and hip.

In April, things got worse, he was told that the cancer had reached the lining of his brain. A GoFundMe page was set up for Chase and he was able to raise almost $100,000.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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