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How Much is Too Much?

....The other day I was discussing with a friend who wanted to know how much it costs us to register a student for WAEC examination. And, when I told him it could cost as high as N30, 000 to N35,000 which largely depends on the School of registration...he was stunned...and felt that was pretty much especially in Lagos state where the Government pays the fee for students in Public schools... Yes, that is true, maybe he got a good point there :)

Howbeit, the truth is that not every community in Lagos State got public schools. Considering the distance, some parents are forced to send their kids to nearby private schools -which they know they cannot fully afford. Eventually they got some accumulating school bills every academic year. We have seen cases whereby their wards/children are eventually sent out of school without completion.

At present, there are three cases...and you just wouldn't want to blame their parents for 'starting what they can...not finnish'! :)..Atleast they made some effort.

Interestingly, today we did register one of these students back to school for WAEC examination. This is one cute, intelligent 18year old male student. He was ejected from school just some few weeks before WAEC exams last year when his school fees outstandings were really outstanding and his mum couldn't afford the exam fee, either.

Now is N30,000 -N35,000 too much to give to assist the academic pursuit of a disadvantaged child? I've just been thinking of my friend's stance...:)

Not forgetting to say a very HuGe ApPreciAtion to everyone who has made this mission possible, and ongoing. We are Partners in Vision. Yes, we really are... :)) Thanks, God bless you

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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.

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Thank You.

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"