Respite is Underway
Respite is underway for at least 300 orphans and vulnerable children in Nigeria as Oladiran Olusegun Adebutu, OOA Foundation has initiated phased intervention programmers’ aimed at supporting them with access to quality education, primary healthcare, nutrition as well as social and economic welfare.
OOA Foundation is a non-profit and non-political organisation based in South West, Nigeria, whose official launch is scheduled for October 22, 2016 in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Ms. Kemi Sokenu-Morris, Chief Executive Officer, OOA, disclosed that the “300 orphans and vulnerable children have been carefully selected from six Local Government Areas in the state and will benefit from the pilot project which will run from June to December, this year.The two-year pilot intervention program will cover three selected senatorial districts in Ogun State.”
“We have been in operation for two years, especially in the South West Zone of the country, and we believe it is timely to extend the coverage of our humanitarian services to other zones.OOA envisages a dream society where no vulnerable children and women are left behind in poverty and sorrow.”Ms. Sokenu-Morris, added.
OOA Foundation is poised to reshape and implement sustainable development activities to include poverty reduction, zero hunger, increased access to healthcare, quality education and create an enabling environment for gender equality, potable water and sanitation.
It mission is to support orphans and vulnerable children with access to education, health and nutrition effectively through sustainable development activities in Nigeria using a holistic approach. With Poverty Alleviation at the forefront of its Intervention, OOA is focus-driven on particularly themed activities that can rapidly scale up and impact in the short, medium and long term.