From “Pop Up Art Class” to “Instaart”

We had  an idea, decided to collaborate on it and thought to jump into execution. That pretty much summarises how we held our maiden Pop Up Art Class (you can read more about that HERE). The feedback on the programme has been very encouraging and it looks like it is an activity we will actively […]

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A Call for Support – Optimal Children Home, Magodo (OCHM)

It is amazing what you begin to find out when you pursue a certain course of action, with regards to the people you meet, the information that comes to  you and the fact that you begin to expose yourself to other realities other than the ones you have been used to is an experience many […]

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A Call For Support – Motherless Babies Home, Lekki (MBHL)

Our initiatives under the Charitable Trusts umbrella are aimed at providing support or lending credence to legit nonprofits organisations and their causes. What we would do is understand their needs and partner with them to provide the support we can, one of which is leveraging our platform to collect donations online for worthy causes. In […]

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Donation Drive

In the month of March 2019, we started an initiative, Donation Drive, which is aimed at soliciting for the gifting of new, old, unused clothes, shoes, toys and books for redistribution to children and adults in impoverished communities. We must say that the reception to the idea and the donation of these items has been […]

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Project Ark – Khan Foundation

Our partnership with Khan Foundation (you can read more about them here https://khanfoundationng.org/) continues to grow as we have ‘adopted’ 12 children who go to their schools in Makoko by making a monthly donation to the “Support A Child” campaign of Khan Foundation. And recent discussions between Khan Foundation and October Orange Initiative have yielded […]

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Pop Up Art Class

Our maiden Pop Up Art Class will be focused on helping children appreciate art and its various forms. To achieve this we have partnered with Paint The Night Africa Entertainment Limited (PTNAfrica) to inaugurate the first class at the Motherless Babies Home in Lekki, Lagos on Saturday, March 30 2019. Afterwards, we are going to […]

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A New Act (New Beginning)

In the last many months (almost one year now), we had been on an imposed hiatus that inadvertently affected our posts on this blog and activities within October Orange Initiative. However, the tides have turned for the better and it is with renewed hope that activities will significantly pick up this year and going forward, as the future looks alluringly bright for October Orange Initiative.

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The Third Act

Positivity In Diversity Hello everyone, welcome to the ‘Third Act’, whose muse I still could not find making it difficult to put my thoughts together. Several times, I would sit in front of my Chromebook (hmm, now that’s a  story for another day) with the cursor blinking and I will just fall asleep, not knowing […]

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