Rising Child Foundation (RCF), on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, paid a visit to the winners of its last spelling bee and essay contests. The visit was to assess
the students’ wellbeing and the challenges they were facing. This comes as Rising Child Foundation warms up for Spelling Bee 3.0, the third instalment of its annual spelling bee contest, scheduled to hold in March.

The spelling bee is targeted mostly at students in public schools whose nancial background and lack of access to proper learning aids often leave them behind their peers. It is designed to help level the playing ground for them, boost condence, promote healthy competition, and inspire them to do
better academically.

With verpularity of formal education among Nigerian youths and school-age children, the need for initiatives like this has never been more pronounced.

Rising Child Foundation, through outreaches, educational projects in underserved communities and annual contests, has contributed to rekindling interest and ensuring that quality education is accessible for everyone. This is what lies at the heart of SDG 4.

“School na scam” has become a mantra for students nationwide. It is imperative that work is done to correct this wrong narrative.

Education is important in defining the kind for future we want for ourselves, not necessarily in terms of one’s discipline. It broadens the mind and better positions one for a quality life. Rising Child Foundation is committed to ensuring that no child is denied access to these benefits.

Rising Child Foundation is a registered not-for-profit nongovernmental organization focused on providing sustainable education and development to underserved communities. Its work has impacted the lives of over 3000 children in low income communities. For more information, call
+234 811 269 5212



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