Leading online classifieds, OLX Nigeria as part of its corporate social responsibility has used the opportunity of the Easter season to extend care to displaced members of the society who lack access to basic amenities
In an act of sharing happiness and hope this Easter season, the Management and staff of OLX came together under the WeCare4IDPs Initiative and raised N500,000 to donate to the IDP camp.
The WeCare4IDPs campaign is dedicated to raising funds to support Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
Uche Nwagboso, Public Relations and Communications Lead, OLX stated that OLX is a company that is passionate about improving the lives of people in the community in which its operates and as such identified the IDP as a cause to support because of the far reaching impact on the country.
Nwagboso also added that the “This Easter season is about giving hope to people who need it the most and as a team this is our little way of giving hope to the IDPs”. OLX is currently running a campaign on social media tagged #OLXCares4IDP where members of the public are urged to support the IDPs through donations on http://bit.ly/OLXCares4IDPs
WeCare4IDPs is a citizenship initiative which creates a platform for all Nigerians individuals and corporate bodies to be a part of the solution in matters concerning IDPs by raising funds to support them.
The WeCare4IDPs campaign is calling on 1 million Nigerians to donate at least N1,000. Funds raised will go directly to funding direct impact projects defined in the 2017 Nigeria Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) developed by the United Nations Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) with the support of the Federal Ministry of Budget and Planning.
OLX is the world’s leading classifieds platform in growth markets and is available in more than 45 countries and over 50 languages. OLX connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post an ad through the mobile application. Every month, hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world use OLX’s online marketplace to find and sell a wide range of products, including vehicles, electronics, phones and much more.