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.
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Organization Mission: “To improve and bridge the quality of life for young refugees and internally displaced persons at the community, local, state and national through sustainable educational and empowerment programmes.”
Organization Vision: “To be the leading organization in educational support and empowerment of young refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons in Nigeria.”
Contact Person: Jasmine Omonefe Asekome
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Contact Person: Elizabeth Asekome
Secondary Email: email@example.com
Additional location: We currently operate in Lagos, Nigeria. We will be launching our projects in Ogoja, Cross River State in September 2023.
Networks: Africa Refugee-led Network, RELON Nigeria
Field Partners: Cohere
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