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Foundation spearheads SDG's attainment in Kwara

05 April 2016, 19:23

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 organisation.

Saraki gave an outline of programmes the organisation has initiated.

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


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