“A nation where all children and women are safe, healthy, educated and afforded the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential.”
Who We Are
Imose Cares Foundation International (ICFI) is a registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in Nigeria. Starting out in the year 2006, ICFI gained a reputation within a short time as a concerned interest organization in charitable works and humanitarian responses within Nigeria. Imose Cares methods at inception was that of grass-root efforts, connecting the needy with their benefactors and helpers. In 2012, with government recognition and registration, ICFI was officially acknowledged. With our headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, and offices in Dallas, TX USA, our foundation provides support to children and their families in West Africa with plans to extend to all parts of the continent by 2025. We hope to fulfill Nigeria’s Vision 2020 as follows:
1. Assisting the Government of Nigeria to achieve Nigeria’s vision of becoming “one of the 20 largest economies in the world, able to consolidate its leadership role in Africa and establish itself as a significant player in the global economic and political arena”.
2. Support the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
3. Provide grants to aspiring Nigerian Youths and Women towards fulfilling Vision 2020.
4. Reduce Rural-Urban Migration through creating employment opportunities for the Nigerian Rural Youth population.
To advance excellence and equity in education for all children.
To intervene in response to local needs and emergencies that affect well-being of children and their families, including education, healthcare delivery, food supply and transportation.
To enhance development of vulnerable communities across Nigeria, especially the youth.
To institute as a modern exemplary non-profit reputed for development in a more cost effective and technically efficient approach.
Current Challenges in Nigeria
Nigeria is currently plagued with high rates of unemployment amongst the youth and women, especially in the rural areas and decreasing economic situation and opportunities. Additionally, many children are not in school and many children as young as the age of 8, work in homes as maids in hopes to earn money to go to school.