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Grassroot Initiative Foundation was established with the objective of bringing a better life to the people at the grass-root level, ranging from the aged to the youngest in the society. This device brought the coming together of some young men with the dream of bringing succor to the people championed by a determined man with the of a better future for the populace. Hon. Rahman Obanla – a councillor for Iba LCDAwho at the time was still struggling to put himself on a platform that would bring this dream to reality.
Since the year 2014 GIF has organized several programs, to put smiles on the faces of the people. There was a program for students centred on the reason why students shy away from their studies and possible solutions to the problem. There was another centered on leaders at the local level of governance and how to lead and direct the people. The aged and pregnant women were not left out in our programs to bring a sense of belonging to them.
On the 27th of Dec, 2017 Grassroot Initiative Foundation once more brought the community together at Ayajo Plaza Isashi, Iba LCDA. Present were traditional leaders, political stakeholders, the aged, the men, the women and the youths to celebrate a successful year ending in which all present were given food items and monetary gifts. The lecture by Prince Shina Akinfolore was on the responsibility and right of every citizen to tell it as it is. To choose without sentiment and to speak out when chosen officials are not doing it well
This NGO has done a lot at the grassroots level like providing good water for the people as well as reaching the needy and less privileged in the society. We are not tired, instead, we implore our youths to join us in this life-changing foundation which was dream of one man but the reality of every one