Lagos - Pacelli School for the Blind, has become the latest
beneficiary of the charitable donation of N746 000 raised by the OLX Gives Back
initiative in partnership with radio personalities Dan Foster and Olisa Adibua.
The OLX Gives Back initiative supports Olisa Adibua and Dan
Foster in donating to charities of their choice. The two personalities sold
items on OLX and proceeds from the sale of the item were donated to Pacelli
School for the blind.
Speaking at the event, the OLX country manager, Lola Masha
said “We are the number one classified site in Nigeria and we recognize the
importance of supporting our local communities. We partnered with Olisa and Dan
because we appreciate their commitment to supporting the youth through their
work on radio.”
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Radio personality Dan Foster stated that he joined the OLX
Gives Back Campaign because it is important for Nigerians to know that items
that are no longer needed at home can be traded for cash and used for a good
“With OLX, everyone's a winner, I was able to sell my TV and
washing machine to folks who bought them on OLX at a very good deal and I get
to support Pacelli where visually impaired children go to school for free,”
said Olisa Adibua.
Expressing her gratitude towards OLX and the radio
personalities for their generous donation, the principal Pacelli School for the
Blind, Sister Jane Onyeneri said “we rely on generous donations like this to
keep the school going and we are very grateful to OLX for this initiative.”
The OLX Gives Back Campaign began in 2014, with fellow
on-air personalities Manny, of Cool FM & Wazobia FM’s Yaw donating to the
Modupe Cole Foundation, The Down Syndrome Foundation, Bethesda Home for the
Blind and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy for early cancer
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