Cadbury Nigeria Plc has commenced coaching of stakeholders that can drive its ongoing group partnership project, which seeks to advertise wholesome lifestyle amongst Nigerian kids and adults, in collaboration with Helen Keller International (HKI).
In a assertion, the Director, Corporate and Government Affairs, Cadbury West Africa, Bala Yesufu stated “our associate, Helen Keller International, has up to now educated 130 individuals that minimize throughout nutritionists, agriculturists and lecturers in Lagos State, on the mechanics of the programme.
“The coaching is in phases and we are going to finally train almost 6,000 kids and households in 9 colleges in Lagos, the significance of correct diet, bodily exercise and gardening by in-school and after-school actions.
We are embarking on this project in Nigeria to inculcate wholesome habits in kids from an early age. We are blissful to associate with HKI on this initiative that can assist enhance the well-being of Nigerians.
At the launch of the programme in Lagos not too long ago, Yesufu described the occasion as a milestone for Cadbury Nigeria as a result of it’s the first-ever Mondelez International Foundation-funded effort within the nation, whereas noting that it could additional complement the Company’s present corporate social duty (CSR) initiatives.
Cadbury Nigeria joined 9 different international locations within the Mondelez International household within the initiative that includes a $50million multi-year dedication to advertise wholesome existence and tackle weight problems.
Speaking in the identical vein, the State Lead, Healthy Lifestyle Project, Helen Keller International, Olukemi Adeyanju stated “in the case of stopping malnutrition, we’re not afraid to get our palms soiled.
We are doing this in Lagos State by the Healthy Lifestyle Project in public major colleges to offer diet schooling, bodily train by lively play, and domesticate gardens for a high quality numerous weight-reduction plan.”