Miss Maria Okese is a twenty-four year old Orphan, a fast learner and very amiable. She is Deaf but communicates excellently with sign language and averagely in written English language. Maria graduated from the Special Needs School in 2013 and was one of the beneﬁciaries who participated in the KIR Foundation's nine (9) months Vocational Training with the Special Needs School Creek Road, Port Harcourt in 2013. She graduated with an exceptional performance in Photography and Make-up artistry. Her excellent performance earned her an award and a starter pack. The starter included a camera, HP laptop and photo printer. Maria's camera was stolen when KIR Foundation's Inclusive Resource and Rehabilitation Community Centre was burgled in 2014. Currently, Maria is the coordinator of KIR Foundation's Creative Abilities Unit and In-house Photographer. Join us to make Maria's dream of getting a personal camera come true.
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
As part of the activities to commemorate KIR Foundation’s Global Action Month for Education; KIR Foundation is organizing the 3rd Annual Inclusive Young Leadership Academy (YLA) to build the capacity of the newly elected prefects of twenty (20) selected secondary schools; Private, Public and Special schools in Rivers State.
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
KIR Foundation commemorated the International Book Giving Day on the 14th day of February 2016, by donating 127 books to Street Child Care Welfare Initiative in Lagos State (SCCWI), 153 books to Ikoyi Prison in Lagos State and 95 books, plus numerous educational supplies to selected vulnerable children of Central State Primary School Igwuruta in Rivers State.