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1,200 Educational and Character-Building DVDs sponsored for Children in Nigeria
Nigeria is currently the most populated country in Africa, with nearly 42% of the population under the age of 15, according to recent estimates. Our goal is to enrich the lives of these children, spiritually and educationally, by promoting Christian and character-building values. Read more
Activated Kids magazine distribution
An organization in Switzerland generously sponsored over 3,000 Activated Kids character-building magazines. Each of the four types of Activated Kids magazines contain stories, activities, coloring pages and a message from Jesus on the back page. Read more
Humanitarian Aid Distribution
With the help of generous sponsors, we were able to deliver several tons of donated food items, furniture, electrical and household appliances, educational material, hygienic supplies, medical supplies and equipment to different orphanages and institutions throughout our city. Read more
Education Support Programmes
An adequate education, from the foundation stages of early primary through secondary school, sets the tone for success and productivity in adult life. Read more
The Steps Program
For several years the popular children’s course—the STEPs Program—has been a wonderful teaching tool for many schools, Sunday schools, day care centers and families in Nigeria. It comprises two courses: Foundations of Faith and Character Building. Read more
IT Training Center
When the construction of Abuja began thirty years ago, thousands of people seeking employment made up the labor force that built this city. In Nyanya, FCT (Federal Capital Territory), a labor camp was built to shelter these workers and their families. Read more
Aid Distribution & Charity Shows
The Family International in Port Harcourt has endeavored to assist our community however possible. Throughout the last two years, various families who have fallen on hard times have received needed food and household items, along with finances for school fees and/or to help meet payments. Read more
Gwako School
In the year 2001, our organization sent a team to survey Gwako village and other surrounding villages in Abuja. We discovered that many of the people living in these villages were Gwari farmers, who were systematically losing their farmlands to development. Read more
Gwako School Results
My name is Ruth and my husband is Joshua Abu. We both come from Ado and Apa local government, Benue state, Nigeria. I got married when I was 19 and my husband was 36. Both my parents and my husband's parents are very poor. My husband was married before with two children. His first wife passed away. Read more
Support Center for VVF Patients
Vesico-Vagina Fistula (VVF) is a terribly dehumanizing condition caused by an obstructed labor. Many women with VVF are from poor backgrounds. Causes include early marriage, negligence, lack of antenatal care during pregnancy, and ignorance. Read more
Eduvision International Services: Suwaida's Story
My name is Suwaida Abubukar. I come from a small village called Jardarji, very close to Daura in Katsina state, Nigeria. Female education was not emphasized when I was growing up, so I got very little or no education. When I was 16 years of age, I got married to a man almost twice my age. Read more
12 Foundation Stones Bible Course
The Family International in Port Harcourt has been teaching the 12 Foundation Stones Bible Course since 2004. The course runs for 6 months with classes taught on a weekly basis. Read more
Annual Christmas Programme
On the 12th of December 2010 The Family International in Port-Harcourt organized and hosted our fourth annual Year End/Christmas show for about 170 of our friends, members, supporters, and Activated! subscribers. This has been the largest show to date that we single-handedly organized. Read more