The Heart Of Giving Children Foundation on Saturday, 11th March 2023 provided support to Victims of the fire incidents that occurred on the 10th and 20th of February 2023 at Wilberforce Barracks that left some people homeless and properties destroyed. 

The Heart Of Giving Children Foundation donated fifteen bags of rice, ten bale of clothes and more than hundred bundles of sachets water to them.

Receiving the donation the victims lauded the timely assistance provided to them by the Heart Of Giving Children Foundation (HOGCF)

Sergeant James Kanu one of the victims stated that it has not been easy for his family and other victims and tendered appreciation to the Heart of Giving Children Foundation for the kind gesture

“We feel overwhelmed by this humanitarian gesture, we have people that are richer than him but it only takes the heart of giving to do so, it makes us feel belong and we want to tender our unreserved appreciation to Opong and the entire members of the foundation” he gratified.

The Heart of Giving Children Foundation is a non-profit making organization established by Mohamed Tejan Kamara a former Sierra Leone professional footballer currently based in Cyprus, as part of his effort to give back to the country and active involvement in nation-building.

Mohamed Tejan Kamara widely known as “Opong” the founder and CEO of (HOGCF) stated that the rationale for establishing the foundation cannot be unconnected from his life experience after he became an orphan at the age of 16. He disclosed how he slept in unfinished buildings, and vehicles, but fully realized that he was able to reach his current status because of the support rendered to him by some goodwill people.

“It is my turn to put a smile on the faces of the less privileged as some people did the same for me several years ago” he said.

The foundation is said to be presently constructing a standard school in Kpandebu Village Nomo Faama Chiefdom, in Kenema District Eastern Sierra Leone,

Former Sierra Leone professional footballer, Mohamed Tejan Kamara based in Cyprus and doubles as the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the non-profit Heart Of Giving Children Foundation (HOGCF) also played for Old Edwardians and Mighty Blackpool FC before trading his professional career in Cameron, Russia, and Cyprus.

He represented the various categories of the male national team including the senior side Leone Stars.