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Solid foundation profile


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Solid foundation profile

  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. 2013 camp 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 organizations such as MTN, Elizade Motors, WAMCO Nigeria Plc, DUFIL Prima Foods Plc(Indomie) among others
  8. 8. Caring for teenagers Equipping Parents & Care-givers Our work is :  Workshops: focused on teen relevant subjects such as media, music, sexuality & sex education, communicating to your teen, parenting teens etc  Seminars and Resource Support.  Institutional Capacity building support: We assist schools and churches in training their teen workers and teachers on how to work with their teens Over the years, we have established partnerships with a number of schools such as Greensprings Schoool, Corona Trust Schools, Dansol Schools 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 Ayomide Adebayo +234 812 000 4477 Solid Foundation Office 85 St Finbarr Road, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos Wola Ojo +234 802 368 7679 Tola Akinsulire +234 813 318 1811