Recap on Summer Camp 2019

Written by Ifeoma Keke Our Summer Camp Week began with a visit to the Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Office on Monday, 5th August.  The Chairman was not available, so the Vice Chairman welcomed the FLA Kids.  A talk was given about the Local Government Area (LGA) and how it runs, including the political and administrative leaders….

Leaders Of Tomorrow, Today! – Meet Chioma

Check out this interview we did with Chioma, one of our graduates of 2019!!!  We shared it as our GlobalGiving Project Report.  We are so happy for her and appreciate her sponsor who came alongside us to give her the needed support! *** Ahead of our Summer Programme which kicks off tomorrow, 5th August, for…

FLA Summer Programme 2019 – Leaders Of Tomorrow, Today!

We would like to announce that our Summer Camp Programme, themed “Leaders of Tomorrow, Today”, will be coming up from the 5th through the 11th of August, this year.  The summer programme is aimed at enlightening the FLA Kids on different topical issues concerning the Nigerian politics today, how it affect their day to day…

An Interview With Ramon The Artist

We’ve submitted our latest GlobalGiving report, and would love to share it with you.  You can read it and our other reports by visiting our Project Page, where you can also make a donation towards our work.  God bless you! *** Ramon was one of the top five winners of our Talent Search Competition with…

This Christmas, Give The Gift Of Education

Last year, during our Girl Empowerment Programme, which we did with SAGE Foundation, we met 12 year-old Mary. She’s a brilliant girl, who hails from Oyo State. She lives with her mother and three siblings in Jakande, Lekki, in Lagos state and attends a small private school within her community. She is now is JSS2…

Give Time. Give Money. Give Food Stamps.

There are many ways to give to make life better for others, and our children are learning that everyone can be a giver.  We used the occasion of Children’s Day to ask the children and our friends and supporters, “What is in your hand?”  That was really quite empowering for our kids, who realised that…

Thank You For A Merry Christmas!!!

On behalf of all the Fair Life Africa Foundation children, we write to say thank you so much for making their Christmas merry too. We sent out a few social media campaigns requesting for your support, and you came through for us!  Thanks for your donations in kind and cash towards our Christmas outing/party with…

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…

Reach For The Sky!

That’s our theme for this year’s Summer Programme with the FLA Kids.  We’re got another amazing week planned for the children, to impart them with wisdom, knowledge and understanding that will enable to them reach for the sky and achieve their potentials! Last year’s theme was ‘Thinking Outside The Box’,  and we were worried (just…

Chronicles of a Social Worker – The Beauty of Dreams

A better car, a better house, better grades…  The list is endless as to what every individual wants in life. Human want is insatiable.  There’s never a state of utopia as different stages of our lives demands we go higher than our current levels. Every significant movement up the ladder of progress has its share…

Chronicles of a Social Worker – Fighting Poverty Through Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela The United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every year on October 17th and this year’s theme was Overcoming Extreme Poverty.  According to Irina Bokova, the Director General of UNESCO, ending poverty is not…

Chronicles of a Social Worker – In Need Of A Miracle

‘We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.’ – Maya Angelou Walt Disney’s animated stories are always fun to watch.  Take the evergreen story of Cinderella for instance.  A young lady finds herself at the mercy of her cruel step-mother and step-sisters after her father unexpectedly dies.  Despite her circumstances, she refuses…