Blessed To Bless

Check out our latest GlobalGiving Report, Blessed To Bless 🙂  Do follow the link to check out the pictures and /or give a donation.  Thanks for your support that keeps us going. *** For Children’s Day this year, our kids organised a fundraiser to raise funds to give back to those less fortunate in their…

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…

Innovation and Value Creation in a Fast Paced World

Our latest GlobalGiving Report was written by Emeke Ndego, our versatile Administrator.  CLICK HERE to view the original report. It takes sheer ingenuity to get anyone’s attention these days.  From the economy to technology, arts or sports, everything seems to be moving at an alarming speed and sometimes it feels like you’re running a hundred…

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…

Day Of The Girl Child

(Co-written with Njideka Raleke-Obiora) The United Nations in 2012 introduced 11th October as the International Day for the Girl Child, a day set aside to promote the girl’s human rights, evaluate the inequalities still existing between girls and boys and the many types of discrimination and abuses suffered by the girl child across the world….

A Trip To Dustbin Estate

“Like Seriously?!!  Do people really live here?”  These were but a few questions we kept asking ourselves during our recent outreach.  “Welcome to Dustbin Estate in the heart of Ajegunle, Lagos.”  Put aptly, it’s a backwater of modern development whose residents sheer grit for life, high resistance to sicknesses and hope for tomorrow is a…

Building The Nigerian Future – One Child At A Time

(Co-written by Njideka Raleke-Obiora and Simran Daryanani) To say that the future of Nigeria lies in the children’s potentials cannot be overestimated.  Every parent’s dream is for the child to have better opportunities than they did.  As we celebrate Independence Day yet again, it is only proper that we evaluate what we as individuals have…

The Ebola Talk

By Nishola Akinyera The Ebola virus is a deadly disease that has found its way to Nigeria, and we all need to be informed about it. Yesterday, 13th of August, Fair Life Africa Foundation invited some of the street kids who have been visiting the home for a lecture to enlighten them about the Ebola disease,…

The Sound of Bells Jingling…

Well, what do you know?  It’s that time of the year again.  Everywhere you look, the song rings true “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!”  The decorations are out, and the shops are advertising their deals, and everyone’s talking about the events happening…  It’s all pretty exciting! But is that what Christmas is…

FLA Kids Mentoring and Befriending Consultation

Many of you have been seeking to know how you can get more involved in the practical aspects of our work at Fair Life Africa.  We have had continuous interest from people and organisations who would love to provide mentorship to our boys and volunteer in other ways.   Thanks so much for your interest…

FLA LAUNCH AND FUNDRAISER 22.10.13

HAVE YOU HEARD? Everybody in Lagos is buzzing about Fair Life Africa Foundation’s Official Launch, which is coming up next week!!!  We here at FLA are all excited, as this much anticipated event has been a long time coming. You too are invited to attend this glorious Ceremony and Fundraiser, which will hold at Standard…

The Leaving Party

Written by Ufuoma E-Ashogbon and Emeke Ndego. The day had finally arrived…for the graduation of the FLA Kids and their reunification with their families.  On the 27th of July, seven of the children’s families were present to celebrate their children’s reconciliation and to receive them back officially from the organisation, in the presence of Police Officers…