Odunayo Aliu, the Mother of 36, our Guest on Charity Connect Podcast, is the president of the Love Letters Child Support Initiative and the Minister for Education and Advocacy at The Green Institute. Click on the PLAY BUTTON above to listen to the podcast straight away.
As Minister at The Green Institute, she advocates for Environmental Education in Secondary Schools, teaching children about environmental science and help fight climate change.
On the other hand, as the president of the Love Letters Child Support Initiative (a Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, she founded in September, 2016), Odunayo Aliu believes that every child deserves and has right to education. The NGO connects children in marginalized areas and with sponsors.
Beyond that, “We don’t only send them to school but bring out and refine their potentials” said Odunayo.
Odunayo, a Mother of thirty-six (36) children said her passion is fueled by these children.
Challenges of the Love Letters Child Support Initiative as an NGO
On the podcast, Odunayo shares the challenges face by NGOs which include integrity, trust and finance being the least or no challenge. She added that many people thought that you already have finance since you want to help others.
How to Generate Fund as an NGO
Odunayo shares how they generate fund at the Love Letters Child Support Initiative. They generate fund from team members, network of family and friends and from partnership with other organisations.
At Love Letters Child Support Initiative, the children stay with their parents/guidiance while the NGO takes care of their education.
How to Join Love Letters Child Support Initiative
Follow them on Facebook or call +2348036276672 for further enquiries.
Advice from Odunayo Aliu to Youths
When asked for advice, Odunayo says we cannot continue to sit and fold our hands about things not working. “Stand up and do that you wished is done or should be done” she advised. Pursue purpose. Money is not the major challenge. According to her, your connections and integrity among others can help you achieve what you think is unachievable. “Be creative and innovate” she added.
Past Projects at Love Letters Child Support Initiative and the Green Institute
Odunayo shares some of the past and on-going projects which include:
- Provision of school supplies for about 30 children
- Holiday Kid’s Time, a 3-day power packed training/workshop for their kids which majored on ART and CRAFTS
- And lots more.
How to Recommend a Child to Love Letters Child Support Initiative
Send the following details to her email or phone number:
Name of the child
Odunayo also talks about Charity Connect Podcast.
Odunayo’s email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Love Letters Child Support Initiative Facebook Page
Instagram Page: @loveletterscsi
Phone Number: 08036276672
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