Street to School Initiative supports the education programs of out-of-school children and primary school drop-outs in Nigeria through her annual education sponsorship scheme and establishment of tuition-free schools where children are provided with basic learning materials, and enjoy free meal. As a non government organisation, we aspire to see a world where no child is left behind in attaining quality education.
On 20th and 21st of October, Street to School Initiative participated in a 2-Day training workshop for Award Leaders organised by The International Award for Young People, Nigeria (National Operator of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Youth Award Program).
Attached herewith are some photographs of our representatives and nominated Award Leaders, during the sessions: Ms. Taiwo Garba and Ms. Esther Efamoru.
PS: The International Award for Young People, Nigeria is a member of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation, a program of activities for young people aged 14-24years. www.intaward.org.ng
This term, we limited our intake of students to 65 due to the space we got for the school project. We're hoping to do more!!!
Everything we do is aimed at....giving e v e r y child equal opportunity to learn. #Education
Last week, It was humbling to have one of my High School friends volunteer to teach the children Agriculture, Huge thanks Yomi *winks*
Today was pretty emotional... for me as I visited the kids, again. During lunch hour, I observed not all of the children got food to eat. Idayat, not real name, with her brother were one of those. They watched away as others ate! And, upon further inquiry, we learnt these two kids seldom had breakfast nor lunch, and this morning was no exception safe that mama gave them bottles of water to school without food!?!. :/ How do these children cope with learning under duress, inten…
Yesterday, 12th of October, 2015, we played host to the Nigerian Ambassador of the World Education Games -Master Samuel Oludare, a 13 year old pupil of Xplanter Private Secondary School, Lagos. It was inspiring for our children to meet and learn more from him on academic excellence and how to play online educational games. As Ambassador, he encouraged the children to enrol for the World Education Games which commences on Tuesday, 13th of October, 2015, stating that this would give every registered Nigerian child, opportunity to compete with children from all over the world. Such an exciting, inspiring moment for all..thank you, Samuel for visiting.
"When you invest in girl's education, she feeds herself, her children, her community and her nation - Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway" Today, we empowered a mother and widow with some cash donation for the expansion of her business. Huge thanks to our friends for the support, received always.
National Independence Day Celebration & #GrantAWish event.
On 1st of October, 2015 we had loads of fun, celebrating our National Independence Day with the children and Mrs. Faloju Taiye with friends from Standard Chartered Bank!
Aside sack racing for both parents and children, we had face painting, dancing competition, street parade, and donation of items (such as clothings, kitchen utensils, toys, Hand/school bags etc!)
to parents/wards, Thanks to Mrs. Chidi Essell for the donation of Fridge to a widow and mother of 3.
Also, special thanks to Mr. Teslim Belo-Osagie for granting our wish of Swing and Teachers' Furniture for Helper's Academy.