Hope Restored, Most Inspirational Story of 2018
My journey took me to the ancient city of kano to meet an amazing young entrepreneur by the name khalifa who decided to do his own bit by generously giving the out of school children popularly known as almajiri an opportunity to be in school.
Khalif a caters and educate about 400 pupils in four different communities, using LEA schools as learning centers. He provides them with learning materials, pays the tutors and feeds them. So when I finally met the kids, I decided to add more to my bit… I gave them a pep talk and during my interaction with them I found that most of them were very intelligent their level of energy and enthusiasm was simply outstanding. I was simply amazed.
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Interestingly they had ambitions, some of them wanted to become pilots, some doctors, film makers and even another said mopol. Within 4 months of attending part time schooling, they could all do basic arithmetic, they knew their vowels and consonants. They could spell 3 letter words as well as their names and that of their friends in the class. I wonder in a year from now how much they would accomplish. There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make
life beautiful for the other.
Never underestimate the difference YOU can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out and help. This week reach to someone that might need a lift, do your own bit.