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Abuja fundraiser to boost disadvantaged pupils

03 December 2015, 11:41Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Hope House Initiative, an organisation catering for schoolchildren with special needs, will on Friday celebrate its tenth year anniversary.

It will use the occasion to raise funds.

The events are scheduled for the Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Centre.

Amina Atiku Abubakar, a director at the school, said the occasion would help launch a fund raising event for a new building and state-of-the-art facilities for students.

She said the school was a self-help project of parents of special needs children who had the vision that their children could be educated to overcome their challenges.

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“In the past ten years, Hope House has, with the outstanding personal engagement of parents, the commitment of dedicated staff members,assistance of philanthropic individuals and corporations, developed into an initiative with great achievements,” Abubakar said.

She said Hope House Initiative school was growing and needed a bigger building with more state-of-the-art facilities for the benefit of the pupils.

Planned facilities include workshops for vocational training, a boarding house to provide shelter and security and a physiotherapy laboratory.

The Hope House Initiative is a philanthropic, non-governmental organization that assists children with learning difficulties to acquire life skills for better control of their lives. 

- CAJ News


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