KDC Foundation:We Are Commited To Almajiri Education
By Maryam Umar
Khalifa Dankade and Co.Foundation (KDC) a non-governmental organisation in Kano that has been known for championing the course of almajiri education in Nigeria says it will continue in their struggle to ensure that Almajiris have access to education.The founder Khalifa Usman Dankadai stated this at their awards night which was held at The Afficent event center Kano .
The event which include awards nomination dinner, fashion festival and talent hunt and fashion parade was the second of its kind in the bid to raise funds for the almajiri education.The show was well attended by notable personalities like the honourable member Gudaji Kazaure of Katsine state,Special adviser to the president on youths and sports Nasir S. Adahama and the renowned Kannywood actor Ali Nuhu were in attendance.
Speaking to journalists at the event, Mr Khalifa Dankade noted that money made through the selling of tickets will be used in building a community library for the children to enhance their educational skills.
The foundation project coordinator, Abdulhalim Sanusi further explained that the KDC is a non-profitable organisation aimed at catering for the Almajiris and is determined to give the children quality education, good health care, proper feeding and entrepreneur skills.So far they have been able to support 25 almajiris with daily feeding and learning throughout last ramadan as a pilot for the project. They will use the money recovered from the award show to continue to supporting for the almajiris.
Meanwhile the special adviser to the president on youths and students affairs Nasir S. Adahama in a reaction advised the youths to be patient with the Government and also engaged themselves in entrepreneur activities.
The event also feature performance from, Style Plus thrilled the audience with their music as various fashion Designers display their designs in the runway.