Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Food Supplies to Slum dwellers - World Food Day 2018

 

Sequel to our vivid observation on how children living in the slum do starve, and how most children are highly malnourished which affects their poor performance in school,



We initiated the DFTS FOOD BANK where we started a daily feeding plan so as to encourage the children to remain in school and learn.




We observed that majority of the children living in the slum go to school without breakfast because they are either from a no income or low income family hence their parents’ inability to meet their very basic needs especially feeding.


This has made more children to miss school and end up dropping out of school.


We believe that when children feed well, they will be equipped to learn better and this is why through DFTS Food Bank we commemorated World Food Day 2018.

World Food Day which is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger; our commitment is to eradicate hunger starting from our local community by providing food items to 20 families in the slum.

Thursday, 4 October 2018

Slum Children get #SmartInSchool


Due to the  generosity of our esteemed donors , supporters and ambassadors; we paid twenty six (26) tuition fees of children in the slum, provided educational materials to one hundred and sixty eight (168) children, sponsored four (4 ) children who are overdue for school ,and secured full Academic Scholarship through secondary school for two (2) indigent children.



We also provided new school uniforms and learning materials to a low cost school.








 This alone is a great step in curbing the 10.5million children in Nigeria who do not go to school and we are certain that BRICK BY BRICK we will reduce that number by 70% by year 2030.













This Is why through our #SmartInSchool project we provide children with their basic learning materials ranging from text books to notebooks , uniforms and school bags.


When children lack their basic school supplies, it gives them a low self esteem and makes them lack the needed motivation to learning.





 We are igniting the dreams of vulnerable children living in the slum and reducing the high number of children who do not go to school.


When you support Dreams From The Slum Empowerment Initiative , you are giving educational opportunities to vulnerable children living in rural community slum.
Learn more about us and donate online www.dreamsfromtheslum.org
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Every donation counts.

Sunday, 19 August 2018

ICT training for children in the slum




The ICT training program for kids was aimed to teach children living in the slum digital skills which was organised in collaboration with Paradigm Initiative Nigeria and African change makers mentoring, 




The kids learnt basics on


-Microsoft word

-Microsoft Excel


-Microsoft PowerPoint 







At the end of the training, the children were able to do basic operations such as powering and shutting down  a computer, saving files, typing with Microsoft Word, Inputing information in Microsoft Excel and creating simple presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint.










Now the children are certified in computer appreciation package.




Tuesday, 19 June 2018

WINNER OF BIG BROTHER NAIJA MIRACLE, DARES THE ODD, INSPIRE KIDS IN AJEGUNLE



THE WINNER OF BIG BROTHER NAIJA 2018, who is a pilot ‘Miracle Igbokwe’ was the surprise guest at Isaac Success’s Dreams from the Slum centre in Araromi community of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area, on the International Day of the African Child 2018.


Surprised at how his popularity has soared in the ghetto, the Big Brother Naija winner says he never believed kids could recognise as this. “It great to know that these kids calls my name with such popular attitude, I am excited,” he said.


According to him “ Today June 16th, we join the world in commemoration of the 1976 student uprising in Soweto, South Africa. We celebrated with the community coming together to raise awareness for the rights of a CHILD to quality EDUCATION. Let us all make Great efforts to “Leave No Child Behind for Africa’s Development”.


Isaac Success, Founder of Dreams from the Slum, said “We are excited having you around, and we know your presence and word of advice will motivate them to become who they wanted to be in life.”
The social service expert also identified three children from his organisation, who wanted to become a pilot, just like Miracle, the Big Brother Naija winner.

“You can do better than me, if only you put your hearts to it,” Miracle said to the kids philosophically.

The soft spoken winner who claimed his journey was not particularly rosy said he was happy to struggle his way to become a pilot because he believed he can do it.
He charged the kids who wished to become pilots to continue to believe in their dreams.

Dummy Super-Eagles jerseys were distributed to the kids who feel delighted at the presence of the A-celebrity in Ajegunle.