Archive for November, 2017

Feedback from Our Teenage Mothers on Proposed Business
Posted on November 14, 2017 · Posted in Uncategorized

Our latest meeting with the Adolescent mothers at Ijegun held few days ago. Our primary purpose was to follow up on the last skill acquisition training where we taught them how to make bar soap and encouraged them to start with whatever meager resources they could get. Out of the...

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We Did It…We Made Bar Soap!
Posted on November 11, 2017 · Posted in Uncategorized

On July 10th I posted a need on our resource page, asking for financial support to enable us organise a skill acquisition program for our adolescent mothers at Ijegun,Ikotun, Lagos. The date scheduled for the training was July 27th.  After our first summit on 11th June, it became obvious that these...

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SHR Education- One Sure Way to Stem the Surge of Teenage Pregnancy
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As part of efforts to stem the tide of teenage pregnancy and its attendant problems, it became expedient for us at Bestspring Foundation, through its Girls Arise Initiative, to educate our schoolgirls at Ijegun on their reproductive health rights. And so on Saturday 15th July, we partnered with Linking Hands...

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Battling the Scourge of Rape in a Permissive Society
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At what age should children be exposed to sexuality education and enlightenment? Who should be their first teacher? And what should be the extent of the information we give to safeguard them from all forms of sexual abuse and mismanagement? These are questions begging for answers. But beyond answers, these...

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Adolescent Mothers Summit: Setting the Agenda for Creativity and Purposeful Living
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Our first Young Mothers Summit held on Friday, June 9th 2017. Two weeks before then, precisely on May 27th, the Ask the Paediatrician Foundation had partnered with us hold a medical outreach Ijegun community in commemoration of the Children’s Day Celebration. The community chairman equally supported us by giving us...

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