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BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROJECT – September 2018

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Nov 2019

BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROJECT – September 2018

TACF had under its Project Educate a Child (PEC) which was approved by government, put in place a scholarship scheme for indigent students in some rural communities of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja Nigeria. Two schools – the Junior Secondary School and Government Secondary School, Yangoji respectively, were adopted. Yangoji is an agrarian, rural community south of the FCT.   When it was flagged off in March 2018,...

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TACF MARKS MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY 2019

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Nov 2019

TACF MARKS MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY 2019

Globally, the Menstrual Hygiene Day is marked annually on May 28. It was initiated by the German-based non-governmental organisation WASH United sometime in 2014 to heighten awareness about the significance of menstrual hygiene. As a result of poverty and ignorance, girls above the age of puberty engage in unhygienic menstrual hygiene practices thereby endangering their total health. TACF therefore decided to commemorate the day by organising...

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TACF CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY 2019

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Nov 2019

TACF CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY 2019

Children’s day 2019 was celebrated with pomp and pageantry. On a day like this, vulnerable children, especially those in the rural areas go unnoticed while their counterparts in the city, children of the elites come under klieg lights and attract the attention of paparazzi.     We collaborated with our usual partners, Ubba-Harris Reachout Foundation and the Habiba Gazelle Foundation and took our party to Giri, an outskirts of...

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TACF COMMEMORATES THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 2019

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Oct 2019

TACF COMMEMORATES THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 2019

In 2014, Wasila Tasi’u, 14-year old child bride was arraigned for the murder of her 35-year old ‘husband’. The outcry of the international and human rights communities led to her acquittal in 2015. Out-of-school girls in Nigeria are about 7.92m, equivalent of the combined population of Sierra Leone, Gambia and Guinea-Bissau. Nigeria is home to the highest number of child brides in Africa, according to...

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TACF MARKS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL-CHILD WITH LAUNCH OF THE BERYL GIRLS’ CLUB – October 2018

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Nov 2018

TACF MARKS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL-CHILD WITH LAUNCH OF THE BERYL GIRLS’ CLUB – October 2018

For the first time in October 2018, The Adekunle Child Foundation (TACF) and Sisters Wives and Mothers (SWiM) commemorated The International Day of the Girl Child. One of the outcomes of the event was a decision to establish a Girls’ Club, to enable us work with the girls closely and further identify the issues they are facing with a view to helping them find lasting solutions. We commemorated...

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Sep 2018

TACF CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY 2018

TACF on Sunday, the 27th of May, 2018 partnered with the Ubba-Harris Reachout Foundation and the Habiba Gazelle Foundation to commemorate the International Children’s Day 2018. The event took place in the rural community of Bwari in the outskirts of Abuja, FCT. These are ordinarily unsung children in a remote part of the Federal Capital, who may never be part of the celebrations of Children’s Day.  There was...

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SCHOLARSHIP FOR SAMSON AND CHARITY

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Sep 2018

SCHOLARSHIP FOR SAMSON AND CHARITY

Samson and Charity are intelligent twins whose parents, after completing their Senior Secondary School, were unable to pay for their JAMB and SSCE Examinations.  They faced a bleak future as a result of circumstances over which they lack control.  TACF’s attention was brought to their plight and we paid for their JAMB and SSCE Examinations. We look forward to their University Education.      ...

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Jul 2018

PROJECT ‘EDUCATE A CHILD’ – TACF INAUGURATES SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME FOR INDIGENT STUDENTS – March 2018

The number of orphans and vulnerable children in Nigeria has, according to UNICEF statistics hit 17.5 million, making it arguably the highest in Africa. 40% of Nigerian children aged 6-11 do not attend any primary school with the northern states accounting for the lowest school attendance rate in the country, particularly for girls. It is further estimated that about 4.7 million children of primary school age...

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COURTESY VISIT TO THE JAPANESE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGENCY  (JICA)

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Jul 2018

COURTESY VISIT TO THE JAPANESE INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AGENCY  (JICA)

At the invitation of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the Foundation paid a courtesy call on JICA at their offices in 12, Charles de Gaulle St, Asokoro Abuja on 2nd May, 2018. The TACF delegation of Femi Adekunle (Founder), Nike Adekunle (Member BoT) and Damilola Babajide (TACF Consultant) was well received by Damilola Graham-Douglas (In-House Consultant, Health Sector at JICA) and Teragaki Yuriya, Project...

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