“Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.”
This is exactly what one man achieved this year in the Akabo locality of Ikeduru LGA in Imo State.
The Darlington Foundation founder Chief Darlington Chimezie mesmerized the whole of Imo State and his immediate community of Akabo with his heart of philanthropy.
The Cup Donor, Chief Darlington Chimezie of Ndiokwu-Umuiyi Akabo in Ikeduru LGA raised eyebrows when it was announced that he was funding the tournament with the sum of 1Million Naira (#1,000000).
His milk of kindness has been described by many as extraordinary and by those who witnessed this years give away as exemplary.
Chief Darlington besides the sponsorship of the football competition for the youths of his LGA also touched the lives of widows in his community, with bags of rice, beverages and all of kinds of goodies, while listening to their problems and giving the necessary advice.
Speaking, one of the beneficiary, Mrs Ukachu reckoned that the gesture was unprecedented for them. She thanked Mr & Mrs Darlington Chimezie, the founder of “Faith of Darlington Foundation” for their show of genuine love and compassion towards them.Also speaking, an elder of AkaboTown, Chief Eze, hailed Mr Darlington as “Hope of the Hopeless”, saying that his gesture has raised their spirits and given them hope in this festive period.
Responding, Chief Darlington Chimezie ably supported by his amiable wife assured the Windows and the youths of Akabo that he will continue to support them. The Philanthropist who pledged to answer them anytime they call on him, also promised to encourage any youth to attain greatness in chosen carrier especially in sports, education and music.
The overwhelmed widows prayed fervently and emotionally to God to protect and shower his blessings on their benefactor, Chief Darlington and wife.
Chief Darlington confirmed to the hearing of all and sundry that his milk of kindness will extend to other NGOs prominent of which is the Genius Eyes International Foundation, a charity foundation that has been involved in a lot of philanthropy in 2016 made popular through the social media.