There is no doubt that Oil Money Foundation is really doing good in its humanitarian activities since November, 2020 it came into existence. Within a year, the Alafaa Kariboye-Igbo funded nongovernmental organization has touched so many life and the number is still counting. This is happening thanks to the unrelenting and untiring effort of Kariboye-Igbo himself, who believes strongly on the need to affect the poor with his God-given wealthy.
“The essence of the foundation is to provide succour to anyone confronting challenges across the country,” said Kariboye-Igbo, who is popularly called Oil Money, while speaking to the newsmen recently.
Oil Money is an international businessman who studied and graduated from London University and is currently living in the UK with his family. He is a down-to-heart-giver and he knows that giving is a Divine call to all humans to lift each other up.
Speaking on why the Buguda, Rivers State-born philanthropist finds it hard to resist responding to appeals for assistance, he said, “I believe that any assistance I render to any person improves the lot of humanity in general.
“If I should define my uncommon altruism and the focus of my philanthropy, I will say I am focused on providing empowerment for young people, anything that will give young people leverages in life.
“Philanthropy is truly complex, but I am aware that people face difficult choices and obstacles along the way, so I try to lend a hand and assist them to scale those hurdles of life and give impetus to their dreams,” Oil Money said.
Oil Money is ranked as No.3 among richest Nigerians in 2021 and has also featured prominently on Wikipedia’s Nigerian billionaires’ list for 2020 and 2021.
OMF works mostly with poor children. The organisation offers programs that expand education, improve health, create businesses, and protect the lives of poor people.
It helps children to lead more productive and healthier lives. It supports children with education, safety, early preparation against pandemics. It also helps families to start their own business and also help many pupils in paying their fees in several schools.