COVID-19 Humanitarian Project Phase One (CHP) – Tafawa Balewa, Bauchi State.

On the 8 of July 2020, FLEP distributed food items and vegetable seedlings to some underprivileged widows and their families in Tafawa Balewa community in the Bauchi state with the support of Children’s Mission and The Navigators Nigeria. This was FLEP’s effort to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the widows of Tafawa Balewa, to ensure that the widows and their families are safe and fed even as the world fights against Covid-19. 241 women benefited from the incentive packages which included relief items such as rice, corn, beans, vegetable oil, magi, salt and vegetable seedlings (okra, pepper and spinach). Mrs Elizabeth (Women Leader/beneficiary) said: “There are so many widows suffering here, it was God who opened your eyes to see the suffering of the widows in Tafawa Balewa”. The women of Tafawa Balewa expressed gratitude to Full Life Empowerment Programme (FLEP) and her donors, for considering them Read More

Covid-19 Humanitarian Project Phase 2- Mercy IDP Camp Zonkwa.

Concerned by the effects of coronavirus in rural Nigerian areas on people that struggle with extreme hunger and are exposed to vulnerable conditions than ever, Children’s Mission extended their support through FLEP to assist an identified number of people that needed urgent assistance. With the support of The Navigators Nigeria, we identified displaced people who lived in Mercy IDP Camp Zonkwa, Kaduna state, who had fled for their lives as a result of reprisal attacks that lead to the loss of lives, destruction of homes and businesses.    Mercy IDP Camp Rev Tanko Clement Kato (Zonkwa ECWA DCC Chairman), in an exclusive interview with FLEP, said, “We saw people lying down on the street crying and weeping, and nobody could help them. We decided as a church out of love as the Bible taught us. So we decided to bring them in to host them.” The Mercy Internally Displaced People Camp, Read More

Transformed Livelihood Project III – Ikare, Ondo State

Project Period: July 2020 to June 2021 The training and distribution of birds and feed to participants held on the 31st October to 3rd November, 2020 The Transformed Livelihood Project (TLP3) is a 3 in 1 project that is aimed at empowering 40 youths to build and sustain livelihoods that will enable them to earn income, support their families and to become employers of labour hence reducing the number of unemployed youths in Nigeria. TLP3 is primarily focused on these 3 activities: Poultry training and distribution Entrepreneurship/Capacity building training and WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) training Through these activities, FLEP is aiming to contribute to the general and holistic transformation of the youths we are engaging in Ikare-Akoko. As part of the initiative, is to not only train participants in poultry farm enterprise but to distribute 30-day old chicks and 8 bags of feed to each selected participant, to enable Read More

Help Raise ₦1,324,000 to Fund Cecilia Joshua’s Corrective Surgery

21-year-old Cecilia Joshua, a native of Tafawa Balewa in Bauchi State, she contracted Cerebrospinal meningitis in 2005, which was not immediately detected until she developed a severe brain disorder that has left her in acute medical condition. Cecilia is the daughter to one of our current participants of the Goat project in Tafawa Balewa community of Bauchi state. It is safe to say that she has not optimally experienced life in ease and comfort, since she was 5 years old. Her mother, Mary Joshua is a widow, who has catered for her daughter’s health issues since the girl was 6 years old, while also supporting her 4 other children. This ailment was first discovered in 2005 but due to lack of finances, Cecilia could not access proper medical attention until 2006 in Uthman Danfodio Teaching Hospital, Sokoto state. It was later discovered that the surgery carried out on Cecilia was Read More