In the space of PPP Infrastructure, Governments work with the private sectors to de – risk the investment where returns are insufficient to make the project investment friendly. Recently, Tunde Ekpekurede Foundation has begun work with Low Fee paying private primary (LFPPP)and ECD schools. Our experience shows that majority of
September is here, recession is driving more kids out of school. Together we can do something. Our offices have been inundated with more and more kids needing support to stay in school. We are counting on partners who have committed themselves to changing this nation to helping more kids who
Quality early childhood education promotes social competence, confidence and adds value to the lives of kids. The Tunde Ekpekurede foundation is committed to supporting indigent Kids and Schools with quality Early Child Development experience by exposing them to world class instructional materials, toys and musical instruments. We believe that a mind
In 2001, Tunde Ekpekurede Foundation began youth empowerment projects in Sapele, Delta State. The first project the foundation decided to set up was a football club – Ekpekurede FC. The club with constant dose of inspiration and training began competing with local clubs in town and by 2003 became the dominant football club
In several rural and indigent communities, kids are not prepared for school and thus lack interest in schooling; yet, it has been demonstrated over and over again that the most important development of a child mental faculties take place before the age of 7.
Professor James J. Heckman is the
The picture above is Onyeke Secondary School, Onyeke, Okpe LGA in Delta State. Onyeke Secondary school is one of several schools where we are implementing our PUBLIC PRIVATE SCHOOLS PROJECT.
Like most of these schools, 20% of the children are either seating on the floor or standing during classes. Another
We all know how great it feels to receive gifts. However, the joy of getting is short-lived. Our lives are richer when we share, and that great inner joy comes from helping others to better their lives. Truly giving from the heart fills your life with joy and nourishes your
Across a good number of public schools where we work with kids, teachers are very demotivated. In several of these schools, these teachers do not show up for work. Children who should be in class in a number of these schools just loiter around from 8.30am and go home by
10.5 million kids out of school, 3.5 million kids in public schools with poor teaching or no teachers; 15% adult unemployment. We cannot reach every one of these persons.
Two weeks ago, we launched the initiative to provide 300 kids currently sitting on the floor and windows during classes with writing and seating tables.