It’s Always An Awesome Time Sharing Love!

Written by Emeke Ndego and Ufuoma E-Ashogbon On Saturday 17th February, we hosted our third Valentine’s Brunch for the FLA Kids and their friends and sponsors at our Centre in Jakande, Lekki.   We always relish the chance of celebrating with our children!  Our parties provide an avenue for them to catch up on old times…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Chronicles of a Social Worker – My Visit To The White House

Good afternoon passengers.  This is your captain speaking.  First I’d like to welcome everyone on Lovewing Flight 97B.  We are currently cruising at an altitude of 33,000 feet, at an airspeed of 400 miles per hour.  The time is 2:45 pm.  The weather looks good and, with the tailwind on our side, we are expecting…

Chronicles of a Social Worker – A Desperate Lagosian

Horns blaring, traffic officials working tirelessly as the rain drizzles.  The ever present traffic is the icing on the cake of events as I try navigate my way to work on a Monday morning.  Sometimes you only wonder what could be causing the traffic. Could it be an accident or another episode of a driver…

Chronicles of a Social Worker – An Inquisitive Mind

“Parents listen to your children, we are the leaders of tomorrow. Try to pay our school fees and give us a sound education” I still remember how my classmates and I sang the words of Tosin Jegede’s song as we marched to our classes after the usual morning assembly during my primary school days.  How…