Big Brother Naija star and serial entrepreneur, Mercy Eke has given out five million naira to support the businesses of some businesswomen.
The reality TV Star who gave this donations through her foundation presented cheques between N200K and N300K to entrepreneurs at the foundation’s latest event.
Mercy in a video shared on her Instagram page revealed this is her foundation’s first official project. According to her, those who benefitted from the grant were, makeup artistes, hairstylists, thrift retailers, fashion stylists and many more.
Watch video from the presentation below,
This is coming after the popular reality star, Mercy Eke, was dragged on micro-blogging website after she tried to pull a “Davido” on her fans.
Recall that Davido raised over N120M under 12-hours from celebrities and associates as a goal for his upcoming 29th birthday.
Taking to the micro-blogging platform to try her luck, Mercy Eke also took the same route with her fans to help her raise funds just as the billionaire’s son did.
“My people una no go surprise your girl???? Zenith bank. **********. Mercy Eke. We rise by lifting others,” she wrote.
Twitter users however, were not receptive of Mercy’s account number and the called her a beggar for doing the same thing Davido did.