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Nigerian slum children reach for the stars | DW English

If his middle name is any indication, Isaac Success Omoyele may be just what the children in the slums of Nigeria need to make their dreams come true. He started an initiative to provide an education for the poorest of the poor, one child at a time.

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Opay and Dreams From The Slum Provides Relief Material to 500 families

OPay donates relief support materials and palliatives to the less privileged families in Ajegunle, Lagos as part of its COVID-19 Pandemic response campaign titled #DOMORE

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Dreams From The Slum Empowerment Initiative Provides Support For Out-of-Work Private School Teachers in Under-Served Communities in Lagos | BellaNaija

The spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria and the temporary shutting down of schools have affected many teachers in Nigeria. Many of them do not have access to online lesson resources neither can they physically teach their students. This has greatly affected their source(s) of income and productivity level.

However, hope has been restored as 700 teachers from low-cost private schools in Ajegunle received palliatives from Dreams From The Slum empowerment initiative, a non-profit-making community-based organization.

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How Dreams From The Slum is helping Nigerian children into school - TheirWorld Organization

He grew up in the Nigerian slums of Ajegunle in Lagos. Now Omoyele Isaac Success is using his own experiences to better the lives and education of children facing the same hardships.


Babalola Idowu Foundation visits Dreams From The Slum and gives out scholarships - Vanguard Ng

On the 19th of November, 2019; Babalola Idowu Foundation (BIF) visited Dreams from the Slum Initiative Centre located in Ajegunle, Lagos, western part of Nigeria to inspire the children on how to turn their hobbies & creativity into innovations, enlighten the parents on child protection, and also scholarships awarded to 5 pupils of My DreamStead School, Ajegunle, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Groups allege extortion of parents by headteachers in Ajeromi Ifelodun - The Guardian

Pupils of public and private school pupils in Ajegunle community, Lagos State, being handed exercise books and writing materials by two non-governmental organisations, Dream from the Slum Initiative, and Transform A Life Initiative, as part of their “Back-To-School” programme.

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NGO donates educational materials to indigent pupils - Vanguard Ng

The founder of Dreams from Slum, who is partnership with TAL, Mr. Isaac Success, noted that Araromi community in Ajegunle is the poorest community in Ajegunle, adding that the initiative was established in order to provide education opportunities for the less privileged.

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Nigeria at 56: IDPs children get first aid training in Ajegunle - Daily Times

In the spirit of showing oneness during the 56th Independence Day celebration, internally displaced children affected by the boko haram insurgence in the North East, and also children living in Araromi Community slum in Ajegunle, Lagos were taught First Aid & Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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Dreams From The Slum Feed Most Vulnerubles On Daily Basis In Ajegunle, Please Support Us | The Sky Newspaper

Many are at risk of food insecurity in Ajegunle, Lagos state and since 29th of March, through donations cum support from well meaning Nigerians and corporate bodies; we have been giving daily meal to people affected by the corona virus pandemic till date.

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COVID-19: How we fed 700 Ajegunle families-Isaac Success Omoyele |Ajeromi/Ifelodun News

He grew up in the Nigerian slums of Ajegunle in Lagos. Now Omoyele Isaac Success is using his own experiences to better the lives and education of children facing the same hardships.


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