We announced last month, that for children’s Day [May 27], we wanted to buy sleeping kits [Mattresses, Bed sheets, Mosquito nets & more] for children of ‘Dustbin Estate’. As its name connotes, Dustbin Estate is an area of refuse; a settlement in which inhabitants build their houses with planks on refuse dumps. So these children practically live on ‘trash’ with no proper beds. Our plan was to change that, and we asked everyone to join in on the project by contributing to make it a reality.
You listened and joined us in putting smiles on the faces of these little angels; 168 folded mattresses with bed sheets, pillow cases, and mosquito nets donated so far! We would like to also extend our sincere appreciation to the ‘Experiencing God’ group at IBC , The ‘Bible Study’ ladies, Mouka Foam, Indomie, and individual friends who contributed to make a difference with SPAN USING THE ARTS AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION. May God bless you all and keep you safe and healthy
It’s not too late, you can join in the project, it goes on! 272 bed sets to go…. Let’s do this! contact us to be a part of this Info@spanigeria.org, 01-7767726.
Every year on May 27 in Nigeria, we say ‘Happy Children’s Day’, but how many children do we really make happy? At SPAN, we’re passionate about giving hope to the hopeless and putting smiles on faces.
Last year, we met a passionate young woman, Tolu Sangosanya, who we think is doing something exceptional. She runs LOTS Charity Foundation. LOTS charity foundation is a registered charity organization that caters to the physiological [feeding, clothing and shelter], social, educational, psychological, medical, and emotional needs of street kids and vulnerable children. Their area of focus right now is Ajeromi-ifelodun local government in a community called ‘DUSTBIN ESTATE’ in Ajegunle, Lagos state, Nigeria. As its name connotes, Dustbin estate is an area of refuse; a settlement in which its inhabitants build their house with planks on refuse dumps. So these children practically live on ‘trash’ with no proper beds…. We intend to change that. Please join SPAN and LOTS this children day as we put a smile on the faces of these little angels. We believe every Child deserves a place to sleep and we plan to do so on Children’s day, May 27, 2014.
Join us by donating N7,000 [Seven Thousand Naira] to DUSTBIN ESTATE CHILDREN from LOTS foundation [http://www.lotscharityfoundation.org/] to celebrate Children’s Day with us! Each child will get a sleeping kit [A bed, Pyjama E.T.C] contact us to be a part of this Info@spanigeria.org, 01-7767726