by Sola Fasasi
It is no news that the majority of Nigerian children lack access to quality basic education. More saddening is the fact that many desire it, but simply cannot afford basic educational materials such as books, stationery and school wear.
Project Back to School (an Olamild Ent. Initiative) has identified this gap, and is making a step towards filling it. “The children are denied the opportunity to maximize their potential and cannot compete on a regional or global level for opportunities of employment and/or social and political involvement,” says a representative of the project. Thus Project Back to School’s goal is “to reach out to students who are passionate about getting an education but lack basic school supplies”.
In real terms, this December, the project aims to provide at least 50 elementary school children with school supplies, providing them with enough supplies to last them for the next school year.
The project is targeted at three areas: Ajegunle, Makoko & Bere, to hold from the 15th to the 18th of December, 2010.
You too can join in changing the life of a young person in need. You can inspire a young person to pursue her education. To get involved the ‘Back to School Project’, and for more information, email