Caring for teenagers
A TEEN FOCUSED
NON GOVERNMENTAL
ORGANIZATION
Brief Profile of SOLID FOUNDATION
Caring for teenagers
The Wonder Years
The Teenage years represent :
 A time of Transition
 A quest For Identity
 A cris...
Caring for teenagers
The Gap
Most parents are faced constantly with a growing sense of
inadequacy to meet the challenge of...
Caring for teenagers
Bridging the Gap
In 1991, Solid Foundation was formed as a non governmental organization with the
sol...
Caring for teenagers
Our Mission
Creating an enabling environment for realizing
the potentials of teenagers and youths
Caring for teenagers
Our Vision
To be the foremost resource provider and
reference point in teenage and youth
development ...
Caring for teenagers
Meeting the Teenagers
Our Teen focused events include these:
 Solid Camps: an 8-day annual camping e...
Caring for teenagers
Equipping Parents & Care-givers
Our work is :
 Workshops: focused on teen relevant subjects such as ...
Caring for teenagers
Looking Into The Future
Our over 20 years of teen work gives us the
firm conviction that where parent...
Caring for teenagers
Contact Information
Solid Foundation Office
85 St Finbarr Road,
Akoka, Yaba,
Lagos
Wola Ojo
+234 802 ...
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Solid Foundation Youth & Teen Ministry is a teen focused NGO based in Lagos Nigeria

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  1. 1. Caring for teenagers A TEEN FOCUSED NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION Brief Profile of SOLID FOUNDATION
  2. 2. Caring for teenagers The Wonder Years The Teenage years represent :  A time of Transition  A quest For Identity  A crisis period – They are neither children nor adults. Teenagers develop new peculiarities:  A strong sense for adventure for anything new : social media, music, movies, relationship, games, pornography e.t.c.  The need to belong  Growing desire to reject any form of constriction of their freedom
  3. 3. Caring for teenagers The Gap Most parents are faced constantly with a growing sense of inadequacy to meet the challenge of parenting their teens
  4. 4. Caring for teenagers Bridging the Gap In 1991, Solid Foundation was formed as a non governmental organization with the sole aim of caring for teens in the following ways:  Equipping parents, schools, religious and social organizations with the necessary knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of raising teenagers.  Organize teen focused events such as annual camps with the aim of creating communication channels to them so as to help them address issues and challenges they face. Solid Foundation is a volunteer-based NGO and the core of its volunteer work-force is made of professionals in various careers such as medical, banking, real estate and education.
  5. 5. Caring for teenagers Our Mission Creating an enabling environment for realizing the potentials of teenagers and youths
  6. 6. Caring for teenagers Our Vision To be the foremost resource provider and reference point in teenage and youth development in Nigeria and beyond
  7. 7. Caring for teenagers Meeting the Teenagers Our Teen focused events include these:  Solid Camps: an 8-day annual camping experience. This year would be our 22nd annual camp since 1992  Solid Gold: an annual musical event.  Decisions and Commitment (D&C): Sexual Abstinence campaigns  Clinics: Group therapy sessions  Just Guys: Mentoring program for young men  Individual Counseling sessions A number of these programs have been sponsored by corporate organisations such as MTN, Elizade Motors,
  8. 8. Caring for teenagers Equipping Parents & Care-givers Our work is :  Workshops: focused on teen relevant subjects such as media, music etc  Seminars and Resource Support.  Institutional Capacity building support: We assist schools and churches in training their teen workers and teachers on how Over the years, we have established partnerships with a number of schools such as Dansol Schools, Greensprings, Corona and Christ The Redeemer College.
  9. 9. Caring for teenagers Looking Into The Future Our over 20 years of teen work gives us the firm conviction that where parents and care- givers create the right environment, teenagers grow and develop with the right identity to be productive and responsible members of the larger society as adults. We are committed in partnering to create this right environment.
  10. 10. Caring for teenagers Contact Information Solid Foundation Office 85 St Finbarr Road, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos Wola Ojo +234 802 368 7679 wolawoz@yahoo.com
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