Seven Things I Loved About This Summer

Actually, there were seven special days of this summer that I love to remember.  It was the FLA Summer Camp 2017!!!  These annual camps usually present an opportunity for fun and learning. Just so I clarify the learning part, it’s not the regular academic work, as the rigours of preparing and writing the third term…

Interview With Our First Valedictorian

Read our latest approved GlobalGiving report! *** Our report today comes in a different format.  We thought it is about time you hear from the mouths of the children we support together, directly, so we are carrying out our first ever interview with an FLA Kid.  She also happens to be the first Valedictorian among our…

Valentine Brunch Party 2017

We believe by now you would have stumbled on a short video clip of Ramon and another FLA Kid rocking it out on the dance floor with different moves which got everyone cheering on.  If you’ve not, please click HERE to watch!  Well, that was just a tip of the iceberg of what transpired at FLA’s…

FLA Rising Stars – Meet Ramon

This is a story about why we must never judge a book by its cover!  Many times, you have to take a chance on someone, believe in them and help them see and achieve their potential.  When you do, they start to believe in themselves, and they will apply themselves to succeed. Ramon was 17…

FLA Rising Stars – Meet Ibukun

Last year, we met the young, beautiful and lovely Ibukun, while doing our search for children with talents to take part in our first of its kind Talent Search Competition, in partnership with Ultima Limited.  Ibukun is a passionate young lady of 16 years, who loves acting and started acting in Church and in School, when…

On The Waiting List…

(Written by Emeke Ndego) ‘In the journey to success, tenacity of purpose is supreme’ – Aliko Dangote I believe most of us would understand what it means being on the waiting list to seek advice/counsel from a medical practitioner or perhaps an organ needed for a life saving operation.  Being on the waiting list can be…

When God closes a door, He opens a window

We just got our latest GlobalGiving Report approved, and it is now live on our Project Page.  It was rated 4 – very good.  We hope you are inspired after reading it to join our amazing community of givers!  You can visit our page on GlobalGiving UK to read our other updates and learn how…

The Bullied and his Bully

Memories are such beautiful things.  They are timeless treasures of the heart.  As rightly quoted by Dana Spiotta, ‘Your memories from your early childhood seem to have such purchase on your emotions.  They are so concrete’.  Childhood memories like playing with your siblings and messing around in the garden or wonderful moments of playing in the…

Fair Life Africa celebrates FIVE years!

We have had an amazing experience these past FIVE wonderful years of impacting lives through practical social initiatives.  Fair Life Africa Foundation counts her many blessings even as we keep growing stronger! In February 2011, we started out with the Fun Feed which was a great day for 220 poor children in Gbara before we began Breakfast and…

There’s Something About FLA!

All good things, they say, must come to an end…  And so, last week Thursday, we received the FLA Kids at the FLA Home for the last time in August, as we closed off our FLA Summer School Programme!  It was an awesome four weeks while it lasted, and as usual, the children just did…

Children in Crisis

(Written by Njideka Raleke-Obiora) Our field workers can be found out most days diligently scouting for children, with hidden talents, to be assessed for adoption into our Disadvantage To Advantage Initiative.  The amount of time and energy put into this work is something only someone with real passion for the needy can do.  In the process,…

A Children’s Day To Remember At Dreamworld Africana Theme Park

“I believe the children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a sense of pride to make it easier Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be…” These words of the popular Whitney Houston song just explains…