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School Resumes For 2018 Academic Term

On 8th of January, schools resumed and excitedly, we welcomed some new students to our school, Comenius Nurs/Primary School. Undoubtedly, Every Child.... Has A Story.
Every Child Can Learn.
Every Child Deserves A Chance.
Let the Children Learn. #Street2SchoolNG #Nigeria #OutOfSchool #Children #Lagos #Lagos #Education.

Comenius Nursery and Primary previously Helpers Academy is a Tuition-Free school established for out of school children in underserved communities and streets. We believe in the dream of the African child.
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Thank You, KPMG!

Read the lips. "KPMG, thank you so much"

When we received some recommended textbooks from KPMG, last year December, we knew it was a timely donation as only 1 in every 9 children can afford the recommended textbooks. Today,  we gifted Israel, a 13years old, previously out of school boy, whose education halted when he lost his mum some five years ago. He is in basic 2.

Thank You So Much, #KPMG #financial #auditor #nigeria #Street2SchoolNG #education #basicschool #lagos #thankyou.

Merry Christmas.

Dear Sir/Ma,
Merry Christmas from all of Us!

#Street2SchoolNG #ComeniusSchoolsNG

SSI Team

Yemisi Ransome-Kuti Award. We Won It....!

Yesterday, We Won the Yemisi Ransome-Kuti (YRK) Award by the Nigerian Network of NGOs (NNNGO). !!!!!
We Are Excited. We Are Thankful.
Special Thanks To Everyone Who Made This possible. We are here because you have been there...for us! Thank you. 

To our friends and child sponsors, donors. Thank You! In The Photographs Are:
1. Ms. Yemisi Ransome-Kuti
2. Ms. Laurel Beaufils, Deputy British Commissioner, Nigeria
3. UBA,  Staff
4. TosinTaiwo. Founder, Street to School Initiative.

Let's Keep Doing More Together... Until Every Child Is Served. 

#UnderservedChildren #education

She was only 7+years old.

She was only 7+years old.
She fell ill 2weeks ago.
Maybe, for lack of hospital in the community.
Maybe, for lack of adequate knowledge.
The parent resolved into spiritual intervention.
It must be a spiritual attack.
Mary couldn't move again.
Yesterday, Mary died in the church.
Where her parent had taken her to.
Today, I crrrriiieeed. Still tear-dropping.
I weep because we just lost a friend .
one of our coolest friends.
I weep for what ignorance could bring.

Last three years, we had a similar case where one of our girls was also 'abandoned' in the church for spiritual healing. She had her legs swollen as a result of the illness. It was a mild fracture, mama assured us. Everything would be fine. Haaa! Fracture? But this is not an hospital. Swiftly, with friends help, we got them moved to a hospital where it was diagnosed that our little friend had kidney problem. She spent more than 4months in the hospital! Today she is alive and in JSS 1.

Sadly, when people resolve to goin…

Identifying the Barriers.

"Education is not simply about making schools available for those who are already able to access them. Inclusive education is about being proactive in identifying barriers and obstacles learners encounter in attempting to access quality education, as well as in removing those barriers and obstacles that lead to exclusion. No child may be excluded based on perceived difference such as sex,  ethnicity, language, religion, economic condition or ability...." UNICEF 

This summarises our activities at Street to School Initiative.

We would Be On Classic FM today, Please, Listen Up.

Dear Friends,Today, we would be on "Amazons on Radio" show on Classic FM Radio. And, we invite you to kindly tune in by 4:00pm to listen to us, as we shall be discussing Out of School Children.Once again, we wish to thank everyone of you for being there. Thank you for your thoughtfulnesskind wishes, prayers, donations and huge support to the cause of children from extremely low income earning families. Thank you very much. God Bless.Our Best Wishes!
SSI Team
"Education...every child deserves a chance"