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
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
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