The Florence Modupe Foundation (FMF) on the occasion of its November outreach, on the Friday 20th November 2020 visited the Lead City University Fashion and Lifestyle Academy Ibadan.
In line with its mission to aid equitable access to quality education and life changing skills for Africans aimed at developing future leaders, The Florence Modupe Foundation (FMF) donated aarious equipment to the Lead City University Fashion and Lifestyle Academy Ibadan.
These include Sewing Machines, Make-Up Chairs, Make-Up kits, Hair Dryers, Attachments, Ring Lights, Mannequins, and Exercise Books.
The event which was part of the foundation’s November outreach, which held on Friday 20th November 2020.
The event which had in attendance the founder of the Florence Modupe Foundation Mrs Bukola Abitoye and the Lead City University Management, led by the Vice chancellor Prof. Kabiru Adeyemo and the Registrar Dr. Bola Ayeni, occasioned the donation of the materials and equipment is expected to aid the sustainability of the fashion academy which has graduated over 600 hundred students since its establishment.
Prof. Kabiru Adeyemo the Vice Chancellor Lead City University in his address expressed his gratitude to the FMF and its founder Mrs Bukola Abitoye for contributing to the development of the fashion academy, stating that the donation of the fashion equipment and materials by the foundation would go a long way in helping the growth of the students and the centre.
“We are visiting the centre to fulfill part of the reasons for establishing the foundation which is vocational and skills development, It is one of our little steps towards educational inclusion in Africa. our belief is that this the donation will go a long way in sustaining the academy. Mr Toyosi Ayeleso, Programs Manager FMF
The Founder Mrs Bukola Abitoye in her address while stating that FMF is committed to the institutionalization of learning and development of life changing skills in Africa, expressed her delight in the management of Lead City University for creating a centre that aids societal growth and development. She likened the exhibition of the student’s hand work to a mini trade fair adding that she believes is that with the right support youths can be empowered to deliver better lives for themselves and their communities.
The Florence Modupe Foundation (FMF) is a registered Non-Governmental Organization whose Mission is to help children remain in school and eventually become self-reliant adults, leading to a break in the cycle of excessive poverty in their families. The Foundation’s activity is in-line with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 and 8 which is Quality Education and Decent Work and Economic Goals.. Florence Modupe Foundation continues to partner with educational institutions, governments and communities to make education accessible for all.