Convener of Huncho foundation
My bio and skills
Zachary Aiji Audu is a renowned Farmer, Young Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Actor, C.E.O of H-Huncho farms Abuja, Director of Fribands Limited (a media company) and convener of Huncho Foundation, a non-governmental organization that intervenes in the area of youth and widows’ empowerment, creation of job opportunities and also award of scholarships to children whose parents/guardian lacks the resources to send them to school. 25 year old Zachary Aiji Audu is a final year undergraduate currently studying Radio/Tv and Film at the Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus..
Although, his young Foundation have been operating since 2016, but was fully registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission CAC in July of 2017. Mr. Audu has impacted and is still intervening in areas of Human Capacity Development for the downtrodden in society.
In addition, as part of his effort to reduce the rate of unemployment ravaging the country, the Benue born indigene successfully employed 15 able bodied applicants to work at his poultry farms, which currently has 3,500 layers poultry birds for egg production (more than 100 crates daily) and cockerels
His farm just acquired a feed processing miller to be one of the first to start producing his own feeds in Abuja for his farm and to sell to other poultry farmers, and also more workers will be employed to work at the feed processing plant.
His milk of human kindness since he returned to the country from Cyprus had so far attracted media attention that Zachary had granted interviews to many credible media platforms, hammering on the need for both the government and the private sector to do more in the area of empowerment for the underprivileged in the country.
Recently, he was a guest on Wazobia Fm Show ‘MY STORY’ with EXPENSIVE where he announced to sponsor 6 people to learn the art of Driving while 6 upcoming artistes were giving sessions in the studio even as he foot the bills. His passion and love for kids is immeasurable. Moved by the embarrassment faced by two children hawking on the street of Abuja, where men of the Joint Task Force, forcefully collected their products, Zachary did not only empower their parents but gave them lifetime academic scholarship.
Till date, he has successfully enrolled more than 16 kids under 100 percent Academic scholarship (primary-secondary), supported homeless parents with rent to have roofs over their heads and has also supported a successful Hernia Operation in Mararaba Abuja, visited a hospital on his birthday and paid the bills of all patients who were unable to pay their bills and also provided food for the malnourished patients, visited more than 4 Orphanage homes in Abuja to donate food items and also supported the victims of the Benue State flood with relief materials worth hundreds of thousands like mattresses, pillows, food items, toiletries and more, Visited the Widows of Dutse Alhaji to donate food items and relief materials to them and was welcomed by the Dutse High chief and also Visited the School for the Virtually impaired kids at Jabi Abuja to support them with relief materials and food items
Zachary Aiji Audu’s H-Huncho Farms is used to fund the foundation projects and charity works and plans to expand before the end of 2018.
In what many described as awards well deserved, 2017, Huncho foundation won The Humanitarian Foundation of the year 2017 and Mr Zachary Aiji Audu won Youngest Philanthropist in Nigeria which was organized by National Humanitarian Awards, and also Won the award for Youth empowerment and community development presented to him by World Habitat Foundation 2017 and this year 2018, has won two awards already, Foundation of the year presented by Africa Fashion for Peace, and Golden Heart Awards presented by Ben200 Foundation. In all, we give God the glory
The current situation in Nigeria was one of the reasons He went into the Agricultural sector and he believes that Agriculture is the future for Nigerian youths if they are willing to go into that sector just as he has done..