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My name is Joseph Anyanwu. I am the Founding member of Boma Global, residing at Port Harcourt, Nigeria. I am a very a simple, God fearing, caring talented, understanding, trustworthy, intelligent and kind hearted human being. One thing I have always known I’d like to do with my life is to carry out SDGs goals. As one of the IIX global impact leader is important to me because, essentially making a difference in people’s lifes is the most important aspect of a future career to me, than any other.

Am raising money to distributes new face masks in my community to help stop the spread of COVID 19.
Boma Port Harcourt Circles are made up of passionate individuals around my community who want to drive change in my local community by volunteering to host community events and actions aimed at driving change. COVID-19 is believed to spread through respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or from coming into contact with an infected surface and then touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Making new and distributes masks are important in an effort to stop the transition of the virus in my community without masks it will increase the spread of the virus in the community.

The first confirmed case of the pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 in Nigeria was announced on 27 February 2020, when an Italian citizen in Lagos tested positive for the virus. The virus has given us sleepless nights because Nigerian Medical Status are poor. Cases-2,802, Active-2,292, Recovered-417, Death-93. Note as of 2020/05/05

COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH MAKING THE MASKS.
Buying a Sewing Machine – 80,000
Labour Cost – 30,000
Fabric costs- 70,000
Develivery cost – 20,000
Total N200,000

I have always been interested in, especially working with children and families. Helping people overcome obstacles and difficulties and making the most of themselves have their rights is a very rewarding yet challenging area in my community.

I appreciate what you did, Thank you for thinking of my community, I really appreciate your help. Thank you! Together we will win this fight!

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