Advocacy


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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Sep 2018

TACF CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DAY

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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28

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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01

Jul 2018

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

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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TACF CHILD ADVOCACY INITIATIVE – REPRIEVE FOR REJOICE DANIEL

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May 2018

TACF CHILD ADVOCACY INITIATIVE – REPRIEVE FOR REJOICE DANIEL

Sometime in December 2017, the Foundation was alerted about the plight of a teenager who was in need of legal intervention. It is the case of Rejoice Daniel.Rejoice who does not live with her parents as a result of poverty puts up with some girls somewhere in Gwarimpa, a vast settlement in Abuja, with the responsibility of fending for herself. Rejoice was arrested by the Police with other girls...

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