Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Fair Life Africa Foundation Delights Guests at its 2024 Valentine Luncheon

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Chairman and CEO of Honest Life Africa

Honest Life Africa Basis, a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation mandated to empower individuals for a fairer life, has been internet hosting Valentine Brunches because it commenced its youngster sponsorship initiative, Drawback to Benefit, in 2014.

The primary Valentine’s Brunch was held at their workplace in Gbara Lekki and was sponsored by Airtel Nigeria in 2015. Over time, the custom of internet hosting their youngsters and alluring sponsors to satisfy with them has been saved up, and it has all the time been a stupendous affair.

This 12 months, the organisation took it a step additional, inviting members of the general public, civil servants, and company giants, to return and be part of the celebration of affection and goodwill. This 12 months’s Valentine Luncheon was tagged “an occasion to boost consciousness and sponsorship for kids in want, empowering them to realize their potential”.

It was a grand affair on the Customary Alliance Occasion Corridor, the place many visitors of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Honest Life Africa Basis, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor OON, congregated to assist this laudable work.

Amongst them had been: the distinguished, newly appointed Chairman of Delta State Common Fundamental Training Board, Hon. Samuel Mariere, Prince Austin Enajome-Isire, Chief John Onojeharho, Elder Uba M. Donatus, Deacon Osaro Eguasa, Oluwagbenga Adedayo Bamimore, Arch. Olumide Olabode, Agnes Umoroko, Osah Obaro, Babatope Okusanya and Maria Michael Ogenyi, representing Ugo Okafor, the MD/CEO of Suntrust Oil, proud sponsors of this 12 months’s luncheon.

Chioma Oparadike, Dipo Daramola, Oluwagbenga Bamimore, Chief John Onojeharho, Orhue Imosemi, Deacon Eguasa, Ufuoma Emerhor, Olorogun Emerhor, Prince Enajemo-Isire, Elder Uba, Agnes Umokoro, Arch Olabode and Babatope Okusanya

Hon. Dipo Daramola was additionally in attendance, as a consultant of the Honourable Commissioner for the Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Growth, Hon. Ganiyu Olusegun Dawodu. He shared a passionate speech written by the Commissioner to encourage the efforts of the Basis. Different notable personalities in attendance had been Sam Adebayo, representing Arielle Ajibade, Honest Life Africa’s newly elected trustee, Chief Fadipe, the proprietress of Pinefield Faculties Lekki,  Musriq Adegbite, representing Damilola Emmanuel, the GM at Lagos State Waterways Authority, Pastor Shamal Emmanuel Adeolu-Olaiya, the lead pastor of Grace and Glory Tabernacle, Lekki, Pastor Ijeoma Adesanya, Funke Benson-Ajala, and Yemisi Wada, founding father of Haven for the Nigerian Baby, who gave the keynote speech, “Working Collectively for Lasting Influence.”

Yemisi Wada Talking

The four-hour occasion began with mocktails and small chops distributed to the visitors and kids as they arrived and settled in. Pastor Shamal mentioned the opening prayer, adopted by a welcome tackle by the Chairman, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor OON.

In his tackle, he celebrated his stunning daughter, Ufuoma Emerhor, because the Visioneer behind Honest Life Africa Basis, expressing his satisfaction in any respect she has been capable of accomplish by the charity and personally.

Ufuoma Emerhor talking

“Ufuoma, popularly often known as Ufuomaee, is the famend creator of The Naive Spouse Trilogy and The Marriage ABCs, which had been launched collectively in a ceremony in August 2021. Copies of The Marriage ABCs had been included as presents for all of the visitors to take house with the assumption that it will assist many houses.”

34 youngsters sponsored by the organisation, and their guardians, had been current. Some couldn’t make it as a result of they had been away at college or lived distant. Malik Kanabe, a beneficiary of The Spring Initiative, a novel initiative to assist extra individuals going through determined challenges within the nation, was additionally in attendance.

Ufuoma spoke concerning the numerous initiatives Honest Life Africa Basis has run since its inception, beginning with the Care Continuity Problem Initiative, by which they labored with avenue youngsters, reconciling them with their households after a brief time period of rehabilitation. She additionally spoke of their latest Large Brother Initiative, which addresses the wants of scholars in college, providing these brilliant and dedicated sponsorship to finish their research. Ufuoma invited some sponsored youngsters to return on the stage and provides their testimonies, and it was an emotional expertise for all. The kids had been so grateful.

Valuable and Pleasure gave a brief poem presentation concerning the Expertise of the Nigerian Baby, Chioma, one other sponsored youngster, learn a poem she wrote in appreciation of the Honest Life Africa Basis, whereas 4 brothers, Olaitan, Sulaiman, Mustapha, and Ridwan, sponsored by Pinefield Faculties since 2015, additionally spoke of their expertise and gave testimonies.

Lunch was served with gentle drinks and juices, because the visitors had been serenaded by a stay band.

Chief Onojeharho talking

Chief Onojeharho wrapped up the programme by appreciating all of the sponsors of the occasion, and their companions in elevating consciousness, The Nigeria Community of NGOs, Nairabox, and calabargist, in addition to the superb youngster sponsors which have enabled Honest Life Africa to proceed this youngster sponsorship programme and have been sponsoring youngsters since 2015.

Some notable youngster sponsors are Shiv Lila Polymers, Indian Golfers Basis, Phillips Akindele & Co, Porter’s World Seek the advice of, Pinefield Faculties, Oriki Group, and GlobalGiving. The Damilola Emmanuel household, who couldn’t make it, had been represented. They sponsor two youngsters with Honest Life Africa. Ijeoma Adesanya and Funke Benson-Ajala additionally sponsor youngsters with Honest Life Africa and had been in attendance.

“Honest Life Africa Basis want to use this avenue to say a really large thanks to everybody who contributed to the success of this occasion, both by sponsoring a toddler with us, donating in direction of the occasion, shopping for a ticket, elevating consciousness, and/or attending. We’re particularly grateful to Chukwuemeke Ndego, Orhue Imosemi, and Chioma Oparadike for all of the laborious work they put into planning and executing this occasion, and usually, as workers and volunteers of the organisation.”

“We’re deeply inspired by all of your assist and motivated to maintain up the nice work. We look ahead to getting extra curiosity in our work and collaborating with extra well-willed Nigerians to make a distinction in our nation and the world at giant.” – Honest Life Africa Basis

To study extra about their totally different initiatives and the best way to assist their work, please go to their website.

For monetary assist, please contact them through e mail at [email protected] or ship them a message on WhatsApp – 08058711125 / 08092832745.

Elder Uba and Hon.Mariere

Elder Uba, Hon.Mariere, Olorogun Otega Emerhor, Prince Enajemo Isire, Chief John Onojeharho, and Deacon Eguasa

FLA Youngsters group

Hon Dipo Daramola

Pleasure and Valuable

Henry Nwoko and household

Yemisi Wada and Ufuoma Emerhor

Olorogun Otega Emerhor Talking

Olorogun Otega Emerhor, Chief John Onojeharho, Samuel Mariere

Otega Olorogun Emerhor, and Prince Enajemo Isire

Olorogun Otega Emerhor

Prince Enajemo Isire, Olorogun Otega Emerhor, and Deacon Eguasa

Ufuoma Emerhor and Chukwuemeke Ndego

Ufuoma Emerhor and Ijeoma Adesanya

Ufuoma with Blessing and her sponsor, Funke Benson Ajala

Volunteers Favour, Kemi Abiyeola and Victoria Akpan

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