Lagos – The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA)
has embarked on a number of projects in Kwara State in support of the United
Nations global action to attain dignity for all by 2030 through the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs).
WBFA, a brainchild of Toyin Saraki, wife of National
Assembly Speaker, Bukola, is a leading maternal and child health empowerment
Saraki gave an outline of programmes the organisation has
During the recent Easter, it supported such institutions as
Children Reception Centre in Gaa Akanbi, Nigerian Prisons Service, Ilorin;
Borstal Training Institution, Ganmo, Ilorin; Leprosarium, Omun Aran; and the
School for Special Needs, Ilorin.
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In addition to providing legal representation and
rehabilitation micro-grants to unrepresented inmates in the Nigerian Prisons
Service, WBFA supports faith based instruction and observations,
whilecregularly availing skills acquisition and vocational tools grants to the
Kwara State Borstal training institution.
The foundation has provided school furniture for 36
educational institutions in the 16 local government areas in Kwara.
“It is an honor to continue to support the Borstal Training
Institution,” Saraki said.
“As it has been an exemplary model of rehabilitation of
juvenile offenders; graduating fine examples of the beneficial impact of timely
youth interventions,” added Saraki.
- CAJ News