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The Developing Brain: An Early Window Of Opportunity For Learning

Long before a child enters the classroom, inequities can create a lasting imprint on the architecture of the brain. Recent research on brain development casts new light on the formative influence of early childhood experience. In the first few years of life, a child’s brain creates 700 to 1,000 new neural connections every second, a pace that later diminishes. These […]

The Transformative Power of Education for Sule Ayodeji

The Transformative Power of Education for Sule Ayodeji

Meet Sule Ayodeji, a participant in the OAK 2 Livestock & Entrepreneurship training program in Gedegede, Ikare, Ondo State. Little did he know that this experience would inspire him on a new found entrepreneurial journey. During the entrepreneurship class section, a particular concept caught his attention—The Lean Startup Approach. This is a business startup concept that teaches the need to […]

From Renting to Thriving: Funmilayo’s Journey of Hope and Empowerment.

From Renting to Thriving: Funmilayo’s Journey of Hope and Empowerment.

FLEP initially encountered Asaolu Funmilayo also known as Fashionista in August 2021 as part of ourTriple P (Profit, People & Planet) Entrepreneurship project, and her dedication and active participationquickly stood out. Although she had received training as a tailor, she lacked access to her own sewing machine, forcing her to rent equipment from other tailors in order to produce clothes […]

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 […]

Transformed Livelihood Project III – Ikare, Ondo State

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 […]

Access to Food and Full Life.

Hunger makes people susceptible to illness, for many families, hunger may become a severe cause of permanent physical and mental illness. The hope of reaching their full life which God has destined for them is severely threatened. Before the outbreak of the COVID 19, many families struggle to feed, and now since the outbreak, many have lost their livelihoods – […]

Agriculture as a business: Approaching agriculture as an investment opportunity

AKINWUMI ADESINA ON 19 FEBRUARY 2016 African smallholders are the private sector – the largest segment on the continent. By seeing agriculture as business, smallholders as customers and entrepreneurs, and companies as organisations that want smallholders as customers and suppliers, policymakers and investors can leverage the continent’s existing assets to catalyse economic transformation rather than trying to create it from […]

Empowering Youths in Poultry Farming

Empowering Youths in Poultry Farming

The Livestock Empowerment Model (LEM) is an initiative of Full Life Empowerment Programme (FLEP), in partnership with Children’s Mission Africa, Children’s Mission Sweden, and The Navigators Nigeria. The program which started since July 2019 has empowered over 40 youths in Akure and its environs with skills in Poultry Farming. The participants of the LEM project successfully undertook capacity building training […]

Stay Safe and Healthy – COVID-19

Stay Safe and Healthy – COVID-19

Coronavirus is a pandemic identified as a respiratory illness, in its early stages and it is obviously impossible to predict its future impact. Know How it Spreads There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease in 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. The virus is thought to spread mainly […]