Dreams from the slum
Dreams from the Slums initiative also known as Reachout22 Project — for vulnerable children
is reducing the number of children that are out of school in Nigeria by adopting children back to school and facilitating access to psychological support for children and youth with special needs.
To ensure every Nigerian child has access to quality basic education and promote a healthy self-esteem.
HOW THE OBJECTIVES WERE ACHIEVED
The initiative is targeted at remote and desolate communities in Nigeria that has a good number of children that are out of school.
This children are been enrolled back to school with basic educational materials.
The initiative since inception runs a free weekend supplementary class for under-privileged children living in the slum which is aimed to teach them basic literacy skills, infuse values and morals into them so they have an healthy self-esteem not allowing their locality to be an hindrance to their
future as children.
This has increased the kids' desire for education and has reduced the number of children out of school in Nigeria.
1,250 children has gone back to school as a result of this initiative.
Building the first community library for 630 children in a remote and desolate community (Ajegunle) as fund wasn't available to complete the building project.
To work with major stakeholders i.e government, community leaders, etc.