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Foundation Marks Children's Day With Renovation Of Classrooms

A non-governmental organisation, Children of Dream and Hope Foundation has felicitated with Nigerian children at the 2024 Children's Day, describing them as the future of the nation. 

In a felicitation message on Monday signed by founder of the foundation, Juliet Clara Onwuka, she said all hands must be on deck to raise noble children on whose shoulders to destiny of our society will rest on tomorrow. 

She said, "As an organization, we rejoice with parents, guardians, and families across the nation, and call for a reinforcement of the family unit as a place where the sacred values of honesty, modesty, hard work and charity are passed down to the shining lights of tomorrow. This forms the building block for a greater society."

The foundation also called on government to increase investment in education and widen the opportunity for Nigerian children to acquire decent and affordable education. 

Juliet Onwuka also announced the readiness of her foundation to embark on the renovation of classroom blocks in select public schools in the FCT. 

A medical laboratory scientist specializing in histopathology and a UK student nurse, Onwuka said her love for humanity drove her into starting the foundation, making it about kids.

Earlier in the year, the foundation launched a N35m back-to-school fund raising programme, where it urged Nigerians to key into the dream to secure the well-being of the future generation.

Some of the items it is seeking to provide for children include, uniforms, backpacks, Writing materials, books, bulb lights, Teachers table/chairs, Pupils table/chairs, Bucket paints, Marker boards, Ceiling fans and more.

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