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…

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…

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…

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…

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…