The co-founder and Chief Operations Officer (COO) of the organisation, Dr Lolade Adeyemi, handed over the supplies to the market chief, Mrs Muntiat Awere, on Wednesday in Lagos.
The supplies embody veronica buckets, cleaning soap and face masks.
Adeyemi stated that the organisation launched into a neighborhood outreach to the market in Addo, Eti-Osa as a part of its many Company Social Accountability (CSR) initiatives.
“It will be significant at this era of the coronavirus pandemic to speak to the market neighborhood about fundamental hand washing practices amongst different protocols.
“We determined to assist the merchants in Addo market by offering them with Veronica buckets and cleaning soap to encourage hand washing.
“Our goal is to foster higher hygienic practices and cut back the unfold of the pandemic by encouraging them to make use of face masks all the time,”she stated.
Adeyemi added that it was their third neighborhood outreach that they’d efficiently completed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The opposite two had been throughout the lockdown, we offered roughly 2,500 households of the Eti-Osa East neighborhood with uncooked foodstuffs to alleviate a few of their meals shortages.
“We hope that in our personal means, Magna Carta Well being is contributing to assembly a few of the Sustainable Improvement Objectives (SDGs) notably, SDG two and 4.
SDG two says “Zero Starvation” whereas SDG 4 says “High quality Training”.
“We additionally respect the assist of conventional rulers, council leaders for his or her assist in all our actions to enhance the Eti-Osa East Neighborhood,” she stated.
Mrs Muntiat Awere, chief of Addo market, Eti-Osa, Lagos lauded the well being organisation for the gesture.
In line with Awere they often educate merchants on tips on how to keep away from the unfold of COVID-19 illness by not permitting or accommodating many patrons without delay, carrying of face masks and washing of arms.
“We nonetheless need authorities authorities in addition to different organisations to assist us fumigate the market setting with chemical substances and supply us with good drainage.
“Authorities also needs to bear in mind us within the space of small enterprise loans as a result of different markets in Lagos have been benefitting from this,” she stated.
Edited By: Remi Koleoso/Yemi Idris-Aduloju (NAN)