Lend a helping hand
Please note that this scheme is aimed at the children of women who are either widowed, divorced, separated or single mothers who are finding it financially difficult to send their children to school. If you do not belong to this group, please do not apply.
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Lend a helping hand
HELP FOR THE FATHERLESS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION is a non-governmental, non-religious, non-political and not-for-profit organization registered under the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission. It is established to help fatehrless children and orphans acquire proper education (formal and/non-formal); and to extend life-line to destitute widows through skills acquisition training and financial empowerment. We try to meet the needs of the destitute through two main activity areas viz-a-viz:
The Fatherless Scholarship Scheme (FSS): This arm of the Foundation helps such children most of whose parents fall into the categories mentioned above, to discover themselves and their potentials by giving them the opportunity to acquire proper education (formal and non-formal) and become useful to themselves and to the society. This we try to achieve by taking these children off the streets to the formal schools or skills acquisition/vocational centres.
The Widows Assistance Plan (WAP): This arm of the Foundation on the other hand, strives to bring hope to the widows by helping them know and defend their rights through provision of legal aids and counselling. We also organize skills acquisition seminars and talk shows during which they are thought how to locally produce soaps, creams, perfumes, and the like for sale in order to sustain themselves. After the trainings, they are given some amount of money to start on their own. Also gift items in form of clothing, food items, etc, are also distributed to them at such gatherings.
Generally, we try to let these people know that when it appears that no one cares, we care!