It was a warm summer’s day. It was day when the most gorgeously dressed ladies in London came out! The Enrich Africa launch event themed 'Design Your Life' which took place at the All Nations Church in South London on Saturday 9 August, 2014 was attended by 67 people. There were 12 powerful, inspirational and experienced speakers who encouraged the audience with personal stories of challenge and achievement.
As the cool summer’s breeze gently came through the hall, people mingled, nibbled and talked to each other. There were excellent reviews from guests and the event ended on a high note as the founder called all her vision helpers to the stage.
This is just to say a big thank you to all who came to the launch event! Morin Okenla
Enrich Africa was launched on Saturday 9 August 2014 at the All Nations Church Ha;;. Te 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 on the brink of exclusion from mainstream schools and their mothers through aspiration programmes and educational workshops. Morin Okenla who is an educational professional with honours degrees in fine art and 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 nonprofit will focus on education, entrepreneurship,art, music and culture,
Morin Okenla said that Enrich Africa will aims to use art,music,mathematics and computing to empower the youngsters. There would be ongoing programmes 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 commence with support for poor children and their parents through similar enterprise and educational programmes.