RichLife Africa Project, a social entrepreneurship business model, has designed plans to conquer hunger in Nigeria and beyond.
Unveiling the plans, Bernard Modestus, the company’s Chairman said he is committed to conquer hunger and eliminate poverty from Nigeria.
Relying on data from Human Development Index, HDI, Bernard pointed out how unfathomable it is for many Nigerians to go to bed without food in their stomach.
He explained that poverty and hunger form critical elements that breed criminality in the system.
Therefore, “I am inspired to defile the odds and conquer hunger,” he promised.
To achieve this, Bernard, a European trained chef, disclosed that in weeks, a programme called “Eat and Grow Rich” would commence.
The programme, he said, would involve students across tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
“RichLife Africa project was incorporated in 2017. The idea to save the hungry began with the pandemic. We will make free food available to hungry Nigerians just the way God made air free for human kind,” Bernard promised.
Continuing, Bernard said “Project Save the Hungry will work with 100,000 students. N10 billion would be raised through strategic contests, fun and entertainment. There will be votes. 100 million votes would be required to complete the circle. A vote costs N100. In the end, 200 students will get N5 million each. The overall winner will get N100 million.
“Richlife will not only conquer hunger but will arrest youth idleness through this robust engagement. There are consultants that will help winners to invest and become successful entrepreneurs.”
To feed hungry Nigerians free, Bernard stressed that “50 percent of the N10 billion will be utilized for free feeding using agents called ‘Evangelists’ as distributors.”
He added that “30 percent would be expended on the channels deployed in raising the funds while 20 percent goes to Richlife Africa Project.”
Bernard who commenced ‘Uncle Bernard Food’ in 2014 further stated that “The well prepared food for the hungry will be 100 percent made in Nigeria. No foreign content,” he assured.
Above all, this is happening at a time Nigerians are reviewing food sufficiency ideas and as the country clock 60. Richlife Africa Project, described as a ‘social enterprise’ with a mission to fight poverty, may just be the solution.
“We will create employment, develop and empower Nigerians including Africans,” he promised.