Spelling bee 2.0
Second edition of Rising Child Spelling Bee tagged KwaraSpellingBee2.0. It was bigger and better. There were 50 contestants from 25 schools, one winner and over 200 in attendance. We got media coverage from CORE news, Channels, AIT and NTA Ilorin.
In partnership with Home Street Kids Initiative, we reached out to over 300 street children at Kofa Afoju, Ilorin. The programme was super- packed with awareness on sexual abuse and molestation, dance competition, provision of food and clothing items.
Literacy for a better world
First of its kind! First ever little library to cater for 100 pupils at Home Street kids initiative which runs a school for street children in Kofa Afoju, Gambari, Ilorin.
Annual Essay Competition
Still on the bid to enhance reading culture among Nigerian children, the essay competition featured again in this year’s set programmes and it went outside Kwara to reach both Ekiti and Abuja. A total of 11 entries on the topic, ‘Quality Education for poverty Alleviation; Connecting the Dots for SDGs.
We had a hangout with members of the orgaization in Ilorin, Kwara State where we discussed the goals of each person and how we can collectively help to improve ourselves and achieve our goals.
Spelling bee 1.0
As part of our Reading Enrichment Program, the spelling bee competition was organised to encourage young children develop their spelling skills and expand their vocabulary. In doing this, we believe they can develop their confidence, presentation skills and communication while receiving a huge boost to their self- esteem. ‘Letters remain letter until they are used to form words and in words, lie deep meaning’- SAB
The Orphanage visit
This project reached out to internally displaced children, orphans and disadvantaged children at large by providing them with clothing, food and other basic necessities while putting a smile on their faces.
Summer Skill Acquisition
At Rising Child Foundation, we strongly believe that learning a skill is a huge part of education as it provides a link between the working world and education. The program aimed to equip children with a number of different catering skills. ‘Education is not just within the walls of a classroom, it is everywhere’- SAB
Annual Essay Competition
This is an online essay competition for senior secondary school students aimed to encourage and bring to fore writing and creative tendencies of children in Nigeria. ‘Dream and think big. Your ideas could be a stepping stone to an adorable future’- SAB
We had a hangout with members of the orgaization in Ilorin, Kwara State where we discussed the goals of each person and how we can collectively help to improve ourselves and achieve our goals
Small Gestures, Big Difference
The Foundation reached out to about 500 children at the Internally Displaced people’s camp in Abuja.
International Youth Day
The Foundation organised an online conference to celebrate the UN International Youth day and had about 50 participants in attendance.
About 200 children were read to at the Internally Displaced people’s camp at Durumi, Abuja.
Donate Books For IDP
400 education materials were donated to the pupils at The IDP camp, Durumi, Abuja.
Global HandWashing Day
The Global hand washing day was marked at IDP camps and primary schools in Abuja. A total of about 500 children were taught the importance of hand washing and a demonstration was made on how to wash hands effectively.
We got to hangout as a team, sharing ideas and making plans for the next year while also having fun