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VFD Group promotes reading culture with Mama’s Sleeping Scarf

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VFD Group Plc, a leading proprietary investment company committed to fostering growth across diverse industries in Africa, has embarked on an impactful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. In a collaborative effort with Narrative Landscape Press and GLG Communications, VFD Group donated Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s inaugural children’s book, Mama’s Sleeping Scarf, to the students of Comenius Nursery and Primary School as part of the Street 2 School Initiative.

This collaboration underscores VFD Group’s resolute dedication to social impact and education, particularly in underserved communities. The donation of 1,000 copies of Mama’s Sleeping Scarf aims to inculcate a love for reading and inspire young minds to explore limitless possibilities.

During the school visit, VFD Group’s Soft Power Specialist, Ms. Elmer Aluge; and Strategy Officer , Mr. Odudu Abasi-Okon, joined forces with Director of Business Development at Narrative Landscape, Dr. Eghosa Imasuen, to engage with the school’s administrators and students. Together, they shared stories, laughter, and the joy of discovering reading.

In a heartfelt address, Aluge urged the students to remain steadfast in their educational pursuits, emphasizing the power of reading. She said: Education is the key that unlocks endless opportunities. Let the pages of ‘Mama’s Sleeping Scarf’kindle your imagination and propel you towards greatness”.

Moved by the students’ enthusiasm, Imasuen expressed his admiration for their curiosity and promised to relay their gratitude to Chimamanda Adichie, whose work continues to inspire young minds across the globe.

The event concluded with a touching exchange of gratitude as students and teachers presented the VFD Team, Narrative Landscape Press, and Chimamanda’s Publicist with handmade thank-you cards and gift bags.

VFD Group remains steadfast in its commitment to nurturing future leaders and fostering positive change through initiatives that empower and uplift communities.

VFD Group is a proprietary investment company that focuses on building positive and socially conscious ecosystems by aggregating potentially viable businesses with the objective of creating innovative products and solutions that are accessible to the everyday Nigerian citizen and entrepreneur.

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