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Our Pet Project Awareness

The home is located at 8, Makanjuola Close, Paiko Idimu, Alimosho LGA, Lagos. It is founded about 10years by Pastor Samson OKoliko and his wife. It also has a branch in Abuja to cater for infants and children between 10-0years old. The Abuja home has about twenty (20) children while the Lagos home has over […]

New resource centre opens for down syndrome children

By Chioma Obinna Another Children’s Day had come and gone with fanfare but what impact has it had on the children particularly those with various forms of disabilities? Statistics available shows that these children represent 42 percent of the total population of the country and unfortunately 70 percent of them live below poverty line. These […]

Caring For Down Syndrome Victims

It is a painful thing for a child’s right to life to be decided ever before his arrival on earth. This, of course, is the plight of children with Down syndrome ailment. Available statistics show that the estimated incidence of Down syndrome is between 1 in 1,000 to 1 in 1,100 live births worldwide. The […]

Addressing The Problems Of Street Children In Nigeria

 Obike Ukoh Nigerian Forum on Rehabilitation of Street Children, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), recently claimed that no fewer than 13 million children across the country live and survive on the streets. The organisation called on policy makers, other non-governmental organisations and other stakeholders, to urgently formulate a national policy on street children. In the same […]

EXPERTS SEEK SUPPORT FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN IN NIGERIA

NO fewer than 1.2 million Nigerian children suffer Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a complex pervasive developmental disorder, still largely unknown in the country. A team of experts from the United States (U.S.) said this at the weekend, in the light of global estimate that says prevalence rate is one in every 150 children worldwide. Autism […]