Trip to Nigeria September 2015
The trustees visit to the Abeokuta Leprosy settlement, met with people affected by leprosy to hear their views of life in general.
- Expressed appreciation for the current structural work of the repairing the roofs of a derelict building. As you can see from the pictures before and on-going work.
- discussed their Empowerment programme, they asked for fund to support small traders so they can have livelihood
- Gave out cloths and shoes donated by the charity supporters in UK.
- Picture of the poultry this charity built in 2014 which they take pride in caring for.
- One of the people affected by leprosy plead for his son’s educational sponsor in higher institution.
The trustees trip to the Oji River’s Leprosy settlement,
- the poultry was newly built following the success of the Abeokuta project. The layer are growing and they appreciate the support we provide.
- Sowing machine donated in the UK was given to an 18yrs old girl to support her integrating back into the community and start her own small business. The charity agreed to pay a year’s shop rent so she can fend for herself.
- Visit the primary school in the colony, 50% of the children come from family with leprosy.
CHARITY LAUNCH ON THE 25th SEPTEMBER 2015
The Leprosy Charity was formally launched in Lagos, see press release for details.
UP COMING PROJECTS INCLUDES
- On-going roofing work
- Building some wash rooms in both colonies.
- Building a workshop in Abeokuta outside the colony.
- Funding of small businesses / trading.