89 Children from Nigerian Rural Community in Ogun State Sponsored Back-to-School

Partners of the InnerCity Mission secure the future of 89 children through free education.

There was unrestrained joy in Odoraboyejo Ojowo Community, Ijebu-Igbo, in Ogun State, Nigeria, on Tuesday, the 9th of May, as 89 children who could not attend school due to lack of financial resources were sent back to school by the InnerCity Mission.

Young children being sent back to school by the InnerCity Mission partners.

This gesture was extended in commemoration of Nigeria's upcoming May 27 Children's Day when partners advocate for the rights of children in Nigeria and beyond, in this case by meeting the educational needs of indigent children. The children were enrolled in the community school, Saint Matthews Anglican Primary School, and received free Back-to-School kits, containing brand new school uniforms, backpacks, shoes and stationery.

Local government chairman expresses his gratitude to partners of the InnerCity Mission.

The local government chairman, community leaders, parents and partners of the InnerCity Mission in Ijebu-Igbo were present, along with staff of the local government's educational parastatal including the Educational Director for Ijebu North and representatives of the School-Based Management Council (SBMC).

Parents give their hearts to Christ at the altar call.

A call to salvation was made during the Back-to-School ceremony, to which over 130 adults and children responded, receiving Jesus as their Lord and Savior. All new converts received free copies of materials by the man of God, Pastor Chris, to help guide them in the new life they have received.

Some of the children in new school uniforms, holding their brand new backpacks.

You can join the InnerCity Mission throughout this month to advocate for the rights of children in Nigeria and around the world in commemoration of Children's Day in Nigeria, by visiting the ICM4C's Charity Shop (http://charityshop.theinnercitymission.ngo).

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Princewill Ohaekwe 9 months
we are saying thank you Jesus thank you my Lord
Princewill Ohaekwe 9 months
Hallelujah!!! Jesus is wonderful
Mmakan Albert Isonguyo 9 months
Prince Bright Eweka 9 months
Significant attainments by Pastor Edward and team. Well done Sir!
Amadike john 9 months
Iluchi Victoria Nnona 9 months
Thank you so much for this labour of love. Posterity will reward yo7
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#cesazone 4 Amen
Blessing Agina 9 months
oh. praise God
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Pst Obong Ime 9 months
touching lives is really fulfilling!
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Onuoha Agbanyim 9 months
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Dr. Young 妙齡 9 months
This is awesome... Thank God. Lets spread more happiness to our world...
Golden Kanabar 9 months
This is awesome. Glory to God. Hallelujah!
janeowise 10 months
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Simbongile Kotelana 10 months
plant it to others every child is your child
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Simbongile Kotelana 10 months
they are the future of our tomorrow this seed that is planted in them they will
Olusola Mesagan 10 months
This is awesome. Glory to God
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ICM you are good!
Victoria Mlobeli 10 months
Glory be to God! #cesazone2pretoriagroup
Jessica Ochia 10 months
Glory be to God
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Glory to God.Thank you Lord