As part of an effort to empower vulnerable people, the Sparkle Foundation recently distributed new uniforms, shoes, pairs of socks, schoolbags, textbooks and exercise books to 52 underprivileged children in the community. Iwelepe in Sagamu, Ogun State on Children’s Day.
Speaking to The Guardian, the foundation’s founder, Ms Olasimbo Ojuroye, said a block of two classrooms, which also includes an improved early learning crèche, learning materials and teaching aids for enhancing learning was also provided at Wesley Elementary School.
She revealed that 300 students at the school have benefited from the program.
The project was sponsored by the foundation alongside a SUBEB representative on Children’s Day.
Expressing her appreciation, the Ogun State Governor’s Special Advisor for Education, Mrs. Ronke Shoyombo, applauded the founder’s efforts, calling for greater individual, community and organizational involvement to bridge the education gap.
Sparkle Foundation is a non-governmental organization created to reach out to orphans and underprivileged children.
The passion is to help every child live healthy lives, access education and work to reach their full potential by providing more holistic care and support to each individual.