We are currently assessing the practicality, benefits, and risks of establishing an ethnic community-led research and evaluation centre in Aotearoa. Please complete this survey to let us know your perspectives on what the centre could focus on, what services could be provided and whether we need one in Aotearoa, New Zealand. The survey will take about five … Continue reading Ethnic community-led research survey
In the last two decades, we have witnessed dramatic change in the demographic composition of Aotearoa New Zealand (ANZ). Now, 1 in every 4 residents were born overseas. As a result, society looks very different today than it did three decades ago and as ethnic migrant, refugee, and religious communities continue to grow, their ethnicities, … Continue reading Living In Two Worlds
To commemorate International Women's Day 2016 on Tuesday, 8 March. The theme for #IWD2016 is #PledgeForParity. We at Fikun Trust are using this day to draw attention to the plight of young girls in Nigeria whose education has been disrupted by the Boko Haram insurgency. From 12 noon to 2pm the Community Choir and a group of other singers will be … Continue reading Sing-Along in Midland Park
...and other memories of childhood by DYLAN THOMAS DRAMATISED and PRESENTED by RAY HENWOOD One of the most magical Christmas stories ever. Much-loved and well-known to Circa audiences, not only for A Christmas Carol but also All the World’s a Stage, celebrated New Zealand actor Ray Henwood is thrilled to present this heart-warming Christmas story by … Continue reading A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Fikun Trust's board members, Tayo Agunlejika and Sheryn Elborn were on Access Radio's LIVE from New Zealand discussing the Boko Haram insurgency and the internally displaced people in northern Nigeria with Patricia Sexton. You can listen to the full interview titled "They Have A Dream - Helping Nigerian Kidnap Victims Return to School" here. … Continue reading #Hwollaza21 on Access Radio’s LIVE From New Zealand
The United Nations Fund For Population Activities (UNFPA) said girl-child education is key to reducing increasing cases of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) in Nigeria. UNFPA Country Representative in Nigeria, Ms. Ratidzai Ndhlovu, said at a news briefing in Sokoto that Nigeria must invest more in the education of the girl-child to address the problem. … Continue reading Girl-child education key to reducing VVF, maternal mortality in Nigeria – UNFPA
We had our first Annual General Meeting on Friday, 31 July 2015 at which we appointed the executive team for 2015-2016. Our team of Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer will lead the organization in its strategy for the next one year. Congratulations to the new executive team. Chair: Sheun Fasheun Vice Chair: Tosin Omoyajowo … Continue reading Annual General Meeting 2015
Please support our efforts to make the education of our #Hwollaza21 students sustainable. You can assist these young ones to continue their education by supporting us in paying their school fees, purchasing their school uniforms, books, school supplies and back packs.
Thanks to all the generous people who came out to support us at our first movie fundraiser event at Cuba Lighthouse Cinema in Wellington. The evening was a success. In addition to the movie screening we had a brief pre-screening project update on the status of our #Hwollaza21 educational beneficiaries in Jos and a raffle … Continue reading Our first movie fundraiser
Join us at 6.30pm on 13 July to see Madame Bovary directed by Sophie Barthes. All proceeds go towards #BringBackEducation for Boko Haram displaced victims in Nigeria. You can watch the trailer of the movie here.