Tag: Impact365

ToluOctober 14, 2017

#Impact365: Onyeka Onwenu leads visit of hope to Badagry Prison

It was a bright and sunny day on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 as a group of women philanthropists led by ...

ToluOctober 12, 2017

#Impact365: “Unemployment can only be curbed by action, not roundtable conversations” – Mayowa Ajibodu of #ShunUnemployment

The prevalence of unemployment in Nigeria is one of the major setbacks that faces the economy.  In the last quarter ...

ToluSeptember 30, 2017

#Impact365: The Dorcas Cancer Foundation is fighting cancer one child at a time

Nothing kills a child’s dream like the daily burden of checking in and out of hospitals seeking cure for an ...

ToluSeptember 19, 2017

#Impact365: Exquisite Magazine holds SMEARathon screening exercise for cervical cancer (PHOTOS)

The Exquisite Magazine Against Cancer (EMAC) Walk held on Saturday, 16 September at the Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos. ...

ToluSeptember 15, 2017

#Impact365: How Zaynab Kassim of CASAF is restoring hope to children and teenagers in IDP camps

In this interview with YNaija’s Impact365, Zaynab Kassim lets us in on her childhood, the core values with which she ...

ToluSeptember 6, 2017

#Impact365: The Layi Erogbogbo Foundation is eradicating goitre disease in Nigeria by sponsoring hundreds of surgeries

The goitre disease that causes a major inflammation in the neck is prevalent in Nigeria especially among women. Although the ...

ToluAugust 18, 2017

#Impact365: Toke Makinwa launches On Becoming Empowered campaign and she’s giving N3m to 4 people

Media personality and author, Toke Makinwa has launched a campaign, On Becoming Empowered that seeks to empower young people with ...

ToluAugust 8, 2017

Impact365: Aimcare Services provides hygiene education and free products to prevent hygiene-related illnesses

Keeping up with personal hygiene etiquettes is harder in this part of the world because of lack of access to ...

ToluJuly 20, 2017

#Impact365: Two millenials set up Potter’s Children Global Foundation to cater to orphans and underprivileged children

In a society filled with children and young adults who are facing neglect and abandonment, there can never be too ...

ToluJuly 10, 2017

#Impact365: Super Eagles defender, Elderson Echiejile launches 100 Smiles Football Initiative for indigent children

Super Eagles and Sivasspor new signee, Elderson Echiejile has backed grassroots football as a major source for identifying and developing ...

ToluJuly 3, 2017

#Impact365: “We’re working to eliminate the myth that widowhood is a curse” – Hope Nwakwesi, founder of Almanah Hope Foundation

In this tell-all chat with YNaija’s Impact365, founder of Almanah Hope Foundation, Hope Ifeyinwa Nwakwesi reveals how she ended up a ...

ToluJune 20, 2017

#Impact365: Oladiran Olusegun Adebutu Foundation is invested in giving hope and relief to vulnerable Nigerians

Olusegun Adebutu is a philanthropist and advocate for women with special needs. He is the founder of the Oladiran Olusegun ...

ToluJune 13, 2017

#Impact365: “Scoliosis patients are not potential candidates for money rituals” | Beyond A Curved Spine organises awareness campaign

Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine is bent abnormally, either to the right or to the left. In these ...

ToluJune 6, 2017

Impact365: Over 2,000 children in Lagos experience sexual abuse daily – Bola Tinubu, founder of Cece Yara Foundation

An alarming number of Nigerian children suffer one form of abuse or the other but the prevalence of young boys ...

ToluMay 30, 2017

#Impact365: Bales of Mercy Orphanage takes in abandoned and vulnerable children and encourages adoption

In April 2017, it was reported that the Lagos state government rescued 290 abandoned children in one year. This number ...

ToluMay 17, 2017

#Impact365: “We must fight to ensure that our children have better, do better” – Uwa Elderson Echiejile

Nigeria is a great nation with many talented people. Unfortunately, the extreme poverty in some parts of the country has ...

ToluMay 15, 2017

#Impact365: “I watched parents throw out their pregnant teenage girls” | Dammy Opawole of iBuildAfrica Foundation opens up on the NGO

The girl child in Nigeria faces a myriad of challenges that require collective effort to provide relief to. There are ...

ToluApril 19, 2017

#Impact365: Lagos Food Bank Initiative has reached out to over 17,000 Lagosians and is committed to feeding more

Thousands of Lagos residents – women, children and aged – struggle to feed on a daily basis as the economic ...

ToluApril 3, 2017

#Impact365: “We can engage more women in leadership roles” | Fame Foundation commits to empowering girls and women

In 2016, the Nigerian Senate blocked the Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women. The bill which seeks equal rights ...

ToluMarch 30, 2017

#Impact365: The Dolapo Sijuwade Foundation presents the interactive sessions: ‘Confidence – Finding it and Living it’

Dolapo Sijuwade Foundation, founded by Dolapo Oni- Sijuwade is aimed towards helping youths set the right goals towards identifying the ...

ToluMarch 20, 2017

#Impact365: WARIF opens its doors to women and young girls who have survived sexual violence

Findings from a National Survey carried out in 2014 on Violence Against Children in Nigeria confirmed one in four females ...

ToluFebruary 22, 2017

#Impact365: “Schools in Nigeria don’t know what dyslexia is” | Founder of One Word Africa speaks on the realities of dyslexia

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that can cause problems with reading, writing and spelling, unlike a typical disability, dyslexia ...

ToluFebruary 16, 2017

#Impact365: Tunde Ekpekurede Foundation provides academic and financial support to indigent children

Tunde Ekpekurede Foundation is a non-profit organization that is committed to implementing economic empowerment programs for disadvantaged and unemployed persons. ...

ToluFebruary 11, 2017

#Impact365: How Angels of Hope Foundation is helping to create lasting solutions to poverty, hunger and social injustice

Angels of Hope Foundation is based in Kano and has championed notable causes like the Justice for Musa Movement in ...

ToluFebruary 10, 2017

#Impact365: Sickle Cell Aid Foundation calls on young, first time donors to be part of its Valentine Blood Drive today

Sickle cell disease is the most prevalent genetic disease in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) African Region. The blood disorder is ...

ToluFebruary 6, 2017

#Impact365: This NGO has been around for over 20 years and is still making great impact

Youth Empowerment Foundation (YEF) is one of the non-governmental bodies in Nigeria whose interests cuts across board. Youth education, health ...

ToluFebruary 3, 2017

#Impact365: SmileCare Initiative has been putting eternal smiles on faces through the spreading of the gospel

In a world that has become increasingly overrun with hate and the gospel of Jesus Christ has been trampled upon ...

ToluJanuary 23, 2017

#Impact365: Goldfish Initiative is providing education to children in the poorest parts of Nigeria

There’s an increasingly large population of Nigerian children who do not have access to education and are constantly being ignored ...

ToluJanuary 18, 2017

#Impact365: “Cancer is NOT a death sentence” | Tolulope Falowo of CancerAware Nigeria advocates cancer control

It’s still Cervical Cancer Awareness month and cancer awareness NGOs across the country are working extra hard to spread the ...

ToluJanuary 16, 2017

#Impact365: “Mental health in Nigeria is shrouded in myth” | MANI aims to burst the myth and reduce stigma

Mental health is the state of a person’s psychological well-being and in Nigeria, the discourse of mental health is largely ...

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