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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…