Enrich Africa was launched on Saturday 9 August 2014 at the All Nations Church Conference Hall in Clapham, south London in the United Kingdom. The event as opened by Pastor Kola Akinbi and his with Pastor Florence Akinbi of The House of Resurrection Church (THORP) in Mitcham, Surrey. The founder of Enrich Africa, Morin Okenla said that the vision behind the organisation was to help children from African and Caribbean backgrounds especially those on the brink of exclusion from mainstream schools; and women, especially mothers through aspiration programmes and educational workshops. Morin Okenla who is an educational professional who works at the St Cecilia’s Church of England School in London has a honours degree in fine art and a Postgraduate Diploma in law believes that early intervention can help these children who perform below national averages in education can be empowered through better parental guidance and involvement. The organisation which is non-profit will focus on education, entrepreneurship, art, music and culture,
Morin Okenla said that Enrich Africa aims to use art, music, mathematics and computing to empower the youngsters. She confirmed that programmes will commence to raise the attainment of women through parental programmes, further education and entrepreneurial initiatives for women living in the UK.
The founder also said that programmes in Africa will with support for poor children and their parents through similar enterprise and educational programmes.