Ijamido Children’s Home (For orphaned & abandoned children)

Executive summary
Ijamido Children’s Home was founded by an American in 1958, to care for children that are dumped at birth and have no one to cater for them. The Home has 123 children in residence; babies, toddlers and pupils of primary, secondary and tertiary institutions of learning. The children stay in the Home until they reach adulthood because the Home does not allow adoption.

Founder
Chief (Mrs) Irene V Willoughby

Statistics
123 children and adults

Typical case profile
A 7-year old girl was severely beaten and marred with razor blade cuts all over her face & body by her mother. The police found her abandoned in a marketplace and brought her to the orphanage because the girl could not give the direction to her mother’s house.

Contact person
Mrs Abosede Obakoya
+234 803 8265 368, +234 802 3227 151, +234 802 3552 227, +234(1) 815 2254
147 Ilo Awela Road, Ota, Ogun State

Needs
Scholarships, foodstuff, mattresses, blankets, bed sheets, baby food, beverages, toiletries, computers, 15-16 seater mini-bus, home appliances, etc.