“Charity is beautiful when you are willing to give out of the little you have, More beautiful when your action inspires others to want to do the same and Most beautiful when all the cumulative effort can cause a permanent change in the lives of the needy”. This is what Mr. Odewale Oluseyi had to say when The Young Nigerian reached out to him.
The 39 years old Abeokuta born Philanthropist is the CEO of KBK Foundation. The foundation founded in January 2017 has a mission to meet the most pressing needs of struggling Nigerians alive in this present dispensation,one person at a time,in whatever form,shape or size the needs may appear,as many as needs as possible ,through exceptional support that creates lifetime memories and smiles.
When asked on the challenges faced by the foundation, He said ” One of our major challenges is sieving through the thousand of messages to pick the “right” one. Investigating to confirm the truth in the stories. Another one is funding; though we spend millions monthly and solve thousand of cases but we may not be able to expand beyond that without sponsors as we have non yet gotten sponsors.We can be reached on Instagram @Kbkonline”
The Foundation and its’ CEO have bagged awards like The Humanitarian Organization of the year (VVIP Award), Humanitarian man of the Year( St Charles,Apo. St Vincent the Paul group), Distinguished West African Young Philanthropist of the year(A kwame Nkrumah leadership award of Integrity and service to humanity) presented by Ecowas youth council, National humanitarian of the year (National humanitarian award)
The diagnostic scientist who has a passion for humanity, poetry,music and medicine said towards the new year,the foundation plans on doing more outreach,expanding and helping more people.