Ilado is a community in Akure North Local Government Area of Akure. It is mainly a farming community. The Covid-19 virus brought fear and panic into the community, just like
Durian is an offspring of Making a Difference Foundation. Making a Difference Foundation is a registered Non- Governmental Organization in Nigeria with registration no CAC/IT/NO/89086.
Durian is the King of fruits. It is a fruit that stinks but tastes so good. This fruit shares similarities with rural communities. Rural communities are often seen as poor and marginalized but these rural communities have within them so many resources. The present reality is that most rural communities see these resources as waste. This is where Durian as an organization comes in. We empower rural communities to see the beauty in what they call waste and transform it into a means of livelihood.