Celebrating Life… Remembering Mani…

Originally posted on Grace and Truth:
Today, I am 34 year old, and I give God all the glory for my life!  By His grace, I am not only a year older, but a little wiser too.  I glorify Him for all that He has brought me through, and for all the ways He has blessed…

Child Sponsorship Made Easier

Originally posted on Grace and Truth:
Have you ever seen a child on the street and thought, “I’d love to send that child to school?”  I’m sure you have!  Many of us see children in need, but feel helpless to make a difference. We don’t know what’s involved.  We don’t want to start something we…

On The Waiting List…

(Written by Emeke Ndego) ‘In the journey to success, tenacity of purpose is supreme’ – Aliko Dangote I believe most of us would understand what it means been on the waiting list to seek advice/counsel from a medical practitioner or perhaps an organ needed for a life saving operation.  Being on the waiting list can be…

When God closes a door, He opens a window

We just got our latest GlobalGiving Report approved, and it is now live on our Project Page.  It was rated 4 – very good.  We hope you are inspired after reading it to join our amazing community of givers!  You can visit our page on GlobalGiving UK to read our other updates and learn how…

If Only Everyday Was…

If only everyday was…fill in the gap!  Whatever day is being marked, I think many of us wonder, why can’t everyday be so special, and why can’t we be made to feel special everyday?  Yes, it’s nice to have a day that people remember you as a child, mother, father, special friend (birthdays), woman, or…

The Bullied and his Bully

Memories are such beautiful things.  They are timeless treasures of the heart.  As rightly quoted by Dana Spiotta, ‘Your memories from your early childhood seem to have such purchase on your emotions.  They are so concrete’.  Childhood memories like playing with your siblings and messing around in the garden or wonderful moments of playing in the…

A Career Path For Your Child

As Ginika sat in the common room of the girls hostel, it seems as if she has got the world on her shoulders as she stares at the ceiling. This was her second unsuccessful attempt at the mandatory 300 level MB examinations. “How would things have panned out if Dad and Mum had agreed to…

FLA Kids Easter Party

A Happy Easter Celebrations to all our friends!  We hope the holidays have been restful while there has been ample time to spend with family. Ours was an amazing experience filled with lots of fun and excitement as we hosted over fifty children at our Lekki Home on Saturday 26th March.  28 children are currently enrolled…

Fair Life Africa celebrates FIVE years!

We have had an amazing experience these past FIVE wonderful years of impacting lives through practical social initiatives.  Fair Life Africa Foundation counts her many blessings even as we keep growing stronger! In February 2011, we started out with the Fun Feed which was a great day for 220 poor children in Gbara before we began Breakfast and…

Anything is Possible!

Thirteen year old Karen is always excited to sing and entertain whenever the occasion arises.  However, she fears that the world might not hear her beautiful voice because of her disadvantaged status.  Dad was made redundant at his work six months ago, and hasn’t been able to get another job since.  Mom’s small business of…

Empowering Teachers, Building Sustainable Societies

By Emeke Ndego “Empowering Teachers, building sustainable societies” is the World Teacher’s Day slogan for 2015.  Monday October 5th was a day set aside to honour Teachers for their contributions to the human race.  A teacher is one who must pass on the new generation all the valuable information of centuries without prejudice.  Like candles…

Innovation and Value Creation in a Fast Paced World

Our latest GlobalGiving Report was written by Emeke Ndego, our versatile Administrator.  CLICK HERE to view the original report. It takes sheer ingenuity to get anyone’s attention these days.  From the economy to technology, arts or sports, everything seems to be moving at an alarming speed and sometimes it feels like you’re running a hundred…