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Bring Back Our Girls Campaign

bring back our girlsOLPHI designed and implemented a Childrens’ program in June 13th 2014. The event which was 1st of its kind in the community was tagged “#Bring Back Our Girls” Campaign in association with Avu Children and the whole community. It was done to lend our voice to the burning issue of the kidnapped and adopted students who were GIRLS in Chibok Bornu State by the dreaded Boko Haram Insurgent group.

The event was held in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Premises, Avu, Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State. The activities of the day included – Short lecture delivered by the Woman Leader Hon. Mrs. Beatrice Ahuokpeme on War Against Violence, Match past, Essay Writing for Secondary School Students, Spelling Bee, Read & Summarize a book, Egg & Sack Races, Chair Dance & Dancing competitions.

The children of Avu turned out en masse for the occasion and participated fully in all the activities. They were happy and satisfied at the end of the event. Children that excelled in the activities went home with prizes and consolation prizes. The event was witnessed by some parents and members of the community.

This event was planned and initiated to be a sustainable yearly event for the children residing in the rural community of Avu.