Tope Alabi’s Mardebra foundation gives Christmas presents to widows

Tope Alabi’s Mardebra foundation gives Christmas presents to widows

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The Mardebra foundation established by the gospel musician, Tope Alabi and her family, organised an event to support widows on Friday, December 22.

The event tagged, “Comforting widows hearts for Christmas” was held at Room 22 event centre, Abiodun Kuye rd, new Oko-Oba, Abule-Egba, Lagos.

The founder of the foundation, Tope Alabi, said the gesture was to reduce hunger and help out widows during this Christmas period due to the current economic situation.

Presenting the raw food items, popcorn making machine and cash to the less privileged, in Abule Egba, Lagos, she said the foundation exists to give back to the society.

The musician also spoke about the fact that part of her motivation to help out the less privileged is because she grew up in poverty and that she “knows what poverty is.”

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Speaking on the vision of the foundation, she said: “Every year since its inception 11 years ago the foundation has organized events to help widows and orphanage homes.”

She further highlighted that the goal of the foundation is to “lay down a template for her kids who the foundation is named after in the first place.”

One of the beneficiaries of the event, a widow with three kids Mrs. Adeyemi Rachel said that “she was grateful to Mrs. Tope Alabi for her heartfelt love for widows and she prayed that God will promote and make her greater.”

Another widow with five kids, Mrs. Sola Olajide said she learnt about the event from her church, she also prayed for the gospel musician expressing appreciation for her gesture.

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The event was attended by over 300 widows who were given Popcorn machines, rice, and cash. Many of the other attendees were grateful to be in attendance and sang along to the musicians worship songs. 

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