Charities

The AWC supports the following charities through fund-raising and donation, in-kind donations and volunteer support.

Child Lifeline

Child Life Line is a charitable organization that provides a safe retreat for street children. It operates a residential facility in Ibeshe, Ikorudu, and an intake facility in Gbagada. In addition to providing street children with a safe place to sleep, Child Life Line also offers the children an opportunity to pursue an education and/or apprenticeship program.

Past support from The AWC has included the funding of: a new perimeter wall, generator housing, covered walkway and staff salaries as well as in-kind donations.

For more information please visit: http://www.childlifeline.org/aboutus.php or contact The AWC’s sponsor of Child Life Line: Irina Curechian at irina.curechian@gmail.com.

Ife Oluwa Maternity Clinic

Ife Oluwa Maternity Clinic, located in the Ilasan-Lekki market area, provides pre- and post-natal care for indigent women. Approximately 250-300 babies are delivered there annually.

Past support from The AWC has included: funding for operating expenses, refurbishment of the clinic, purchase of a surgical lamp, gurney and medicines as well as and in-kind donations.

Ife Oluwa Nursery / Primary School

Founded in part by the American Women’s Club many years ago, nearly 100 children attend this nursery and primary school located near the Ilasan-Lekki market.

Past support from The AWC has included: funding salaries and operating expenses and  the purchase of playground equipment. The AWC also facilitated the donation of a grant from the  NNPC Golf Tournament.

Family Care Association

FCA is supports individuals and families in rural areas by: distributing donated household supplies and food items and providing adult literacy programs, health care and relief aid for victims of disaster.

Past support from The AWC has included: a fund for indigent clients in need of emergency treatment and / or pharmaceuticals at the Ikota Clinic in Ajah and in-kind donations.

The following charities are supported with in-kind donations only:

  • Arrows of God
  • Cardoso Catholic Community Foundation
  • Ishahayi Beach School Foundation
  • Nigerwives Braille Book Production Centre
  • Society for the Performing Arts of Nigeria (SPAN)

If you would like more information about our charities or to learn how you can help, please email communications@theawclagos.com.

Kids at Ife Oluwa

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