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The Family Vocational Institute for the Disabled (FAVID) is a registered non-government organization (NGO) which was established to take care of, love and give to the lives of physically challenged children in society. FAVID is located in Ijoko, Ogun State and aims to reach out and care for children who have been abandoned, rejected and tagged as ‘useless’ by their families and society.
Reverend Okon Usuyak, the founder/president of FAVID is determined, based on God’s instruction, to touch the lives of these special children in our midst – the blind, deaf and dumb; children with down syndrome; the physically and mentally challenged including those suffering from muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis; the orphaned; and the less privileged. Today FAVID provides accommodation and tutors for about twenty children and young adults. The FAVID make such an impact in the lives of these children, empowering them and giving them a sense of belonging, worth and independence.
During our recent visit to the facility, we were deeply moved and humbled by the dedication of Reverend Okon, his team and most importantly his family.
BNB is committed to doing all it can to support the work of FAVID and you can too.
For as little as N10,000 a month, you can sponsor a child in FAVID and make a difference in that child’s future. Your donation covers feeding, clothing, education and care for that child.
All donations can be made to:
Bank Name: First Bank of Nigeria
Account Name: Family Vocational Institute for Disabled
Account Number: 2002471312.

 

BNB MIXED NETBALL TOURNEY 2016

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Back with a bang now bigger and better is BNB's Mixed Netball Tournament 2016 (played by both men and women) to promote netball in Nigeria and to raise as much money as we can for the FVID charity, which is an inspirational organisation, dedicated to caring for and nurturing the disabled and less privileged by providing them with a home environment. FVID also aims to equip those that are able with vocational skills that will give them confidence and a livelihood. So join us on June 4th at Mobolaji Johnson sports centre, off Harber Macaurley Yaba From 9am.

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