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
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
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.
The July movie night at Cuba Lighthouse is our first fundraiser event for 2015. Join us on 13 July to see Madame Bovary directed by Sophie Barthes. You can watch the trailer of the movie at Madame Bovary.
We will have our board meeting in Wellington this July. Our board members are looking forward to the opportunity to connect and discuss the strategic and operational plans we'll be implementing from the second half of 2015. We will also review the UNESCO report on Education for All by 2015 to see how we can … Continue reading Board meeting in July
The #Hwollaza21 to #Hwollaza45 initiative continues. Three more out of the 45 girls identified by our partner organization, Star of Hope Transformation Centre, are returning to school. These are young primary school aged girls whose lives have been disrupted due to the Boko Haram insurgency in northern Nigeria. Follow this link to read the report … Continue reading Three more girls return to school
The fight against violence towards girls is turning into a vocation for Wellington Girls' College student Dawape Giwa- Isekeije. "It's not just a problem that goes on overseas. It happens here too," the Nigerian-born 17-year-old said yesterday. In May, she organised a march of hundreds of students through the city's streets to call on … Continue reading Speaking out against violence