#Hwollaza21 on Access Radio’s LIVE From New Zealand

  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

Boko Haram displaced victims back-to-school

  As part of our Fikun Endow program, we partnered with Igilandi to facilitate the return to school of Boko Haram displaced victims in Nigeria. The founder of Star of Hope Transformation Centre, Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale coordinated the #Hwollaza21 initiative in Jos, Plateau State. Our goal was to ensure that 21 teenage girls who have … Continue reading Boko Haram displaced victims back-to-school

Sub-Saharan Africa: growth and jobs

Following the release of the new International Monetary Fund (IMF) report indicating the sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is highlighting its cooperation with the African Union Commission and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The IMF report projects that by 2035, the number … Continue reading Sub-Saharan Africa: growth and jobs

UNESCO Report on the MDGs

School is out. The reports are in. While some countries have done fairly well in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) starting in 2000, other countries still lag behind in the journey towards education for all by 2015. The main findings of the report indicate that: ◊ Just one-third of countries have achieved all the … Continue reading UNESCO Report on the MDGs