By Emmanuel Elebeke
Determined to rid the country of touts and hooligans, a non governmental and social service organization, Change-A-Life Foundation, last week unveiled a special scholarship scheme tagged “Adopt-A-Child Project” under its educational scholarship scheme.
The project aims to connect indigent children, who are beneficiaries of Change-A-Life education largess and have shown academic excellence and determination to succeed, with people who have the financial capacity and willingness to sponsor the education of these children.
Unveiling the package, the Executive Director of Change-A-Life Foundation, Ms. Jumoke Giwa said, “by donating to the Adopt-A-Child project and providing Nigeria’s indigent children with sound
education, we are going a step further to secure the future of our country. We are removing one tout from the bus park and ensuring there is one less destitute child on our roads.
If Nigeria is to reclaim its glory and secure a firm place for itself in the committee of nations, we need to develop the minds of our children by providing them with tools with which they can compete in the international
Adopt-A-Child starts with thirty indigent children at primary, secondary and post-secondary levels of education.
According to her, the children were chosen for the tenacity, brilliance and dedication they have made in their academic pursuits, in spite of their extenuating family circumstances.