communities,Ogu, Rivers, have proven its Corporate Social Responsibility as a ‘diet’ for healthy relationships with people
of its host communities, where erstwhile indigent women have become successful
entrepreneurs making international-standard industrial coveralls and other
|Coveralls made by the women
|A stretch of concrete road built by Intels for Ogu community, Rivers State
no fewer than 200 community women are trained for the nine-month skill
acquisition in tailoring.
is practical and very detailed, so, the women get quite good at the sewing
skills within four months and are able to make standard clothing for the rest
of the training programme.
for fancy bows and shag rugs, which is the entrepreneurial touch of turning
waste to wealth.”
on its graduate trainee programme yearly, besides spending N45 million on
beneficiary of a modern palace for its monarch, there is a community sports
centre and a network of road within the town.
primary health-care services provided free to the people of Ogu and another
market for trading activities, while the larger Eleme town has an ultra-modern
market, courtesy of Intels.
projects as agreed in joint sessions with the communities, in 18 communities in
five states including Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Lagos and Abuja.