Caring Hands Empowerment Foundation

About us

Caring Hands Empowerment Foundation is a nonprofit organization that works to provide help to refugee and migrant children, in Lagos Nigeria, through sustainable educational support programmes. It was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in Lagos. From April to June 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, Caring Hands Empowerment Foundation, through partnerships with 3 refugee-led organizations, provided food items to 100 families as well as special packages for 100 children in 2 communities Lagos, 10 refugee families in Nairobi, Kenya, and 50 refugee families in Kampala, Uganda. Since August 2021, Caring Hands Empowerment Foundation has fully operated in the educational support space providing learning materials to 107 children in 2 communities in Lagos. CHEF is currently executing an educational support program and providing learning materials for over 200 children in 3 communities, 1 year's scholarship to 45 children and introducing a Computer Studies class at the partner community school with provision of laptops to facilitate digital learning.

Annual Operating Budget: 8,000 USD

Annual Beneficiary Reach: 800

Our Partnerships

Our Current Funding Partners

Cohere Open Society Foundation (OSF-Cohere grant) Dewolsela Nigeria Limited

Previous Funding Partners

Self-funding Individuals

Our Network Affiliations

Africa Refugee Network RELON Nigeria (registration in view) African Humanitarian Organization Network

Optional Support Partner

Support Partners can play an optional role bridging various gaps between RLOs and their supporters around the world.

Additional Information

Our Community and beneficiaries

Caring Hands Empowerment Foundation supports a school in 2 rural/riverine communities where migrant children have access to education and also supports refugee children in a refugee settlement in Lagos. Our beneficiaries are children in nursery and primary classes.. We have provided holiday gifts and books to 324 children and, provided learning materials to 358 children since inception, we have supported 140 families with food items from April 2020 to April 2022 and provided micro cash to 5 refugee men and women for business and personal support.

Other Operating Locations

We currently operate in Lagos, Nigeria. We will be launching our projects in Ogoja, Cross River State in May 2023.

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