December 20, 2019

I was busy watching body bizarre the other day on TLC and I stumbled upon a story about a teenage African girl who had a tumor that was engulfing her face. The tumor grew steadily over the years and had now gotten to the point where it became a threat to her life, during the time of filming.

June 20, 2019

A couple of years ago, the founder came in contact with a young girl, who had never been to school, selling fish for her mother. They now decided to pay for the young girl’s education, and since then she has been at the top of her class, and is now a volunteer, with the program, to widen their reach. There are a lot of kids, like this young girl, who don’t have access to sound education and end up working for their parents to...

January 15, 2019

I first heard about Abisoye when she was a nominee of the CNN Heroes program. A lot of Nigerians on my timeline, where soliciting for fellow Nigerians to vote for her so that she could win that honorable position with CNN. Although she ended up not winning, she was one of the top ten honorees, and won a place in my heart, when I learned about the work she does through her foundation:Pearls Africa.

October 8, 2018

In an interview with the legendary Larry King, the couple revealed that they decided to focus on girls because of the gender inequality Kennedy saw first-hand while he was still in the slums, and the abuse his mom and sister suffered while growing up. If people had money in the community where Kennedy grew up, they would instead educate a boy, than a girl

September 24, 2018

This is a government-owned primary school, which has a section for special needs children. I visited the school for the second time yesterday and was blown away by the love the staff showed the kids that are deaf. They use sign language to communicate with them and pay particular attention to any kid that may be lagging behind. They make the children feel welcomed, and at home, the children don’t feel less than, just because t...

July 30, 2018

Raco was founded in 2003 by Pastor Daniel Nwaka, a Nigerian who had a heart for orphaned and displaced children, as well as widows. His ultimate goal is to eradicate poverty in the rural areas across the country of Nigeria.

June 18, 2018

Welcome to another edition of Spotlight by Let’s Talk Nation. Today’s feature is Francis Amonde, founder of an initiative called Cup of Uji feeding program. Through this initiative, Francis and his team of volunteers, target less fortunate school children in the primary education system in Kenya and provide food for them.

Cup of Uji Beneficiaries

The program sources schools with the highest population of pupils who are made up o...

May 7, 2018

Hello beautiful people!! Hope your day is going great so far. It has been a little while, sorry for the short hiatus. I took a one week break to recoup after my trip to my hometown; please forgive me. Let’s Talk Nation is back with all new exciting content just for you. This week on Spotlight by Let’s Talk Nation, I focus on Karo Omu, founder of Sanitary Aid. Sanitary aid is a nonprofit organization that provides sanitary pads...

April 23, 2018

Welcome to the 3rd edition of Spotlight by Let's Talk Nation. Hope you've been enjoying the weekly feature so far and have been encouraged to start making a difference in your community. We were all created as answers to the world's problems; it is essential to know your why and how you can use it to bring about change. Philanthropy is one of the many ways people use to make a difference in their communities and today we are s...

April 17, 2018

Heather started Pinky Promise in January of 2012. The organization came to be after she was frustrated with going from relationship to relationship, placing her desire and worth in the wrong things (I can relate). When she met and married her prince charming, she felt the need to design a few bracelets for women to wear, that will serve as a reminder for them to value their self-worth. After three months of continually selling...

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