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Prince Charles Offoboche, President/ Founder, COF Foundation

Prince Charles Offoboche aka Chaz King Boche is the President/ Founder of Charles Offoboche Foundation, COF.

BRIEF BACKGROUND

COF foundation is a charity organisation with a primary focus on helping underprivileged children, vulnerable and families in local communities in Nigeria.

COF Foundation has developed a vision and goal to reach out to the less privileged in local communities of Yala LGA by providing them with skills acquisition with the purpose of informing them that they are valuable to themselves and the community.

Since inception, COF has focused and fought hard to close the skills gap among our target areas in Yala. This includes helping vulnerable children to access quality education and to add value to their lives through Youth Empowerment & Skills Acquisition programmes.

In less than no time his foundation has been touching lives positively for humanity sake .Through COF, Prince Offoboche has empowered youths in Yala who have undergone several skill acquisition training programs in fashion design, hair dressing, welding construction and aluminum works in windows and doors fabrication. Upon completion of training, such beneficiaries are given start-up kits for self employment and sustainable development, youth empowerment and capacity building.

Covid-19

During the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown last year in Abuja, the foundation gave succor in the form of Palliatives to several indigenes of Yala LGA resident in the FCT, Abuja. This was anchored by Mr Ebriku John Friday , SA to Gov.Ayade on Print Media who diligently ensured it got to the poorest of the poor who needed it mostly during the lockdown.

Sports Developement

On sports developement , COF FOUNDATION has successfully hosted her 2nd edition of football tournament with registration open to the 14 wards of Yala LGA of Cross River State. Awards, cash gifts and sourvenirs for different categories were presented to deserving winners.

The foundation have a firm believe that the benefits of sport are many – from physical and mental health to development of team work and leadership abilities to building of confidence. COF on a larger scale is encouraging sporting activities because it can help with social inclusion and harmony and can promote equal opportunities for women and for people with disabilities.

The President, Charles Offoboche, has always reemphasized that skills acquisition programme was one of the numerous intervention programmes introduced and implemented by COF to support the Federal Government policy on job and wealth creation.

Today on http://solomonislandblog.com.ng, we have chosed to acknowlegde and appreciate Charles for making us proud in his own little way. The noble cause of his foundation with focus on skills acquisition to create jobs in order to stem rampant unemployment rates, breed a new generation of entrepreneurs, and transform the economic landscape of the country, especially Yala LGA is worthy of celebration, commendation and emulation.

Thank you Prince Charles Offoboche for changing lives in your own little way.

http://solomonislandblog.com.ng is proud of you.