CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:
BARRISTER TURNED CATERER, BOLAJI ALAMU, AND TOCHI NWONU OF TEE-SIGNATURE BEGAN 2018 WITH FREE FOODS AND CLOTHES FOR THE NEEDIES IN AJEGUNLE COMMUNITY
-Bolaji says the act of giving free food was first of its kind, and it will be an annual ritual
-“I’m really grateful seeing the smiles we put on people’s faces, this has really made my 2018,”- Tochi
BOLAJI ALAMU OF CRAVE KITCHEN AND TOCHI NWONU OF TEE-SIGNATURE BEGAN JANUARY 1, 2018, with the act of giving, by sharing free foods and drinks with clothes to residents in Brambiafa Street inside Okorogbo Community.
The event which was first of its kind for Crave Kitchen involves children queuing in a line to receive a customized pack of ‘Jollof’ rice and Chicken with a bottled beverage.
According to Bolaji Alamu, the Chief Operating Manager at Crave Kitchen who revealed that their culinary activities were just a month and few days old said they are into online food delivery service. “We supply foods to offices majorly, lunch majorly,” she said.
Bolaji added that Crave Kitchen decided to begin 2018 by giving to those who are in need of food. She said: “We decided to share food to those who may not be able to afford it.”
The Lawyer turned Caterer admits that they never anticipate the number of children that were served, saying that the 300 packs of Jollof rice was not enough for them. “We’ll ensure to prepare more foods for the kids next time we go out, the petite dark complexioned entrepreneur added.
Tochi Nwonu of Tee-Signature who is a resident in Ajegunle, gave out clothes she designed for free to young girls in the community. She said her 2018 has been made, judging by the way the ladies showed enthusiasm in wearing her clothes. She said: “I feel excited seeing these ladies appreciate what I give to them, and I think this is an opportunity to do more for the people.”
Women and children at the event were so excited as many blabbed while trying to speak out the names of Crave Kitchen and Tee-Signature in a show of gratitude.
Lucy Akaedu of O’Lucee Brand, Founder of Face of Ajegunle (FOA) who was a guest at the event couldn’t hide her excitement seeing girls with potentials at the venue. “I was just telling Tochi (Tee-Signature) that we have lots of work to do in the area of beauty pageant in this community. And I think most of the girls here have the potential of participating at the next beauty pageant,” she said.
MacAnthony Anaelechukwu of Community Watch Plus anchored the event to the delight of all in attendance.
PHOTO CREDIT: BRAIN BOX IMAGERY