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Orphans In Desperate need of sponsorship

Right now, there are close to two million orphans and vulnerable children in Nigeria whose lives have been devastated by the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time: HIV/AIDS. As a sponsor, you will bring hope and healing into their lives by providing them with access to food, shelter, education, and medical care.  

Cost of Sponsoring A Child:

Preschool & Under - $50/month

Elementary - $55/month

Junior High - $60/month

High School - $60/month

Trade School/College - $60/month

Capital Campaign Rescue Mission Orphans - $100/month*

By choosing to sponsor an orphan in need, you are demonstrating that you care for the less privileged and the oppressed people in our world. We are grateful for your support and pray that you will choose to sponsor an orphan through Life Builders Ministries International. 

*For our capital campaign rescue mission, please see our separate page which shares information regarding the increase in support fees.

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ADEOLUWA MERCY TAIWO

NAME: MERCY ADEOLUWA TAIWO

ID #: LC008/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: OCTOBER 6, 2010

AGE: 13 YEARS

CLASS: HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Mery is the oldest child and firstborn in his family. His father suffered from a stroke in 2022 and passed away. Mery and his family were already struggling financially prior to his father's death. Mercy was promised educational support, but without it from his father, he is struggling. Mercy and his family are unable to get support from friends and family. His mother does her best to support his and his siblings' schooling, but all financial resources are directed toward other necessities such as housing and food. Please consider sponsoring Mercy.

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WONDER OLUWAJOMILOJO DAMILOLA

NAME: WONDER OLUWAJOMILOJO DAMILOLA

ID #: LC008/22

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: AUGUST 8, 2015

AGE: 8 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Wonder is a young boy who is driven and cares deeply about his education. He desires to be a pilot, however his father passed away, making education less of a priority. Any excess funds are directed toward food and shelter, and education is no longer a priority due to Wonder's mother's financial difficulties in providing food and shelter for her children without the assistance of friends and family. Please consider sponsoring Wonder.

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JOHN MONDAY

NAME: JOHN MONDAY

ID #: LC010/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JANUARY 19, 2012

AGE: 12 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RESCUE MISSION ORPHAN SPONSONSORSHIP: $100/MONTH

John Monday is one of our recent orphans from the Boko Haram camp in the North that we have brought to our campus. John Monday's father died in April 2023 as a result of illness. John and his family tried everything possible to save him, including several medical treatments, but none were successful. The death of his father was traumatic for John as he lost his father, support system, and future educational opportunities. John's father promised to send him to school to get an education, but that is no longer possible for him. John's mother is now fighting to feed her children without the assistance of her late husband, making an education impossible without a sponsor. Please consider sponsoring John; he needs financial assistance for his schooling, food, and health. 

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IBRAHIM RIFKATU

NAME: IBRAHIM RIFKATU

ID #: LC011/23

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: DECEMBER 16, 2011

AGE: 12 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RESCUE MISSION ORPHAN SPONSONSORSHIP: $100/MONTH

Ibrahim is one of our recent orphans from the Boko Haram camp in the North that we have brought to our campus. Ibrahim lost her father in a terrible accident when she was very young. Ibrahim has been devastated by the death of her father. She lost her father figure, her support network, and her last opportunity at an education. Her and her family are even fighting to get enough food each day. It was devastating for Ibrahim to have a promised future, family, and education, only to have her dreams shattered by her father's death. Please consider sponsoring Ibrahim and providing financial assistance for her schooling, health care, and food.

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AYUBA JAMES

NAME: AYUBA JAMES

ID #: LC012/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: DECEMBER 23, 2010

AGE: 13 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RESCUE MISSION ORPHAN SPONSONSORSHIP: $100/MONTH

Ayuba is one of our recent orphans from the Boko Haram camp in the North that we have brought to our campus. Ayuba grew up not knowing his father. He was only a baby when he lost his father in a horrific accident. He has always been told  that his father was a wonderful and caring man who loved Ayuba and wanted him to have an education. However, Ayuba is suffering as a result of his father's death, and he is unable to afford education or food. His mother is doing her best to feed her six children, but because all of her money is going towards food, Ayuba is no longer able to  pursue his or his late father's dream of Ayuba getting an education. Please consider sponsoring Ayuba so he can afford food, an education, and make his late father proud. 

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INUSA RIFKATU

NAME: INUSA RIFKATU

ID #: LC015/23

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: OCTOBER 4, 2009

AGE: 14 YEARS

CLASS: HIGH SCHOOL

RESCUE MISSION ORPHAN SPONSONSORSHIP: $100/MONTH

Inusa is one of our recent orphans from the Boko Haram camp in the North that we have brought to our campus. Inusa lost her father at a young age due to diabetes. Her family attempted everything imaginable to save him, but the treatments were ineffective. Inusa now has no one to support her studies, and she and her family struggle to eat on a daily basis. Inusa's father pledged to support her schooling, therefore his death had a significant impact on her financial status. She is no longer able to afford an education and achieve her goals. Please consider sponsoring Inusa and assisting her financially with her education, food, and family needs.

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LYDIA YUSUF

NAME: LYDIA YUSUF

ID #: LC018/23

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: SEPTEMBER 18, 2010

AGE: 13 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

RESCUE MISSION ORPHAN SPONSONSORSHIP: $100/MONTH

Lydia is one of our recent orphans from the Boko Haram camp in the North that we have brought to our campus. Lydia lost her mother at a young age. She never met her mother, and it was incredibly difficult for her father to be the lone parent. She had no mother figure to guide her through life. She desperately needs financial assistance to pay for her educational expenses and basic essentials like food. Please consider sponsoring Lydia.

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CALEB OLUWANIFEMI AKINRODEMI

NAME: CALEB OLUWANIFEMI AKINRODEMI

ID #: LC003/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: MARCH 29, 2008

AGE: 16 YEARS

CLASS: HIGH SCHOOL 

HIGH SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Caleb is actively involved in his church choir and values his education. He had high hopes of becoming a pilot in the future, but those dreams have been crushed by his father's tragic death. His mother is suffering financially to provide food and shelter for her family, making schooling a low priority. Please consider sponsoring Caleb to help him afford an education and fulfill his dream of becoming a pilot.

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JUDGE OLUWAJOMILOJU AKINRODEMI

NAME: JUDGE OLUWAJOMILOJU AKINRODEMI

ID #: LC004/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JUNE 3, 2013

AGE: 10 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Judge is very dedicated in his church and enjoys school. He enjoys singing and is involved in the church choir. He aspires to be an engineer, however his father's death prevents him from continuing his schooling due to a lack of finances. His mother struggles to afford expenses like housing and food, so Judge's schooling is not prioritized. Please consider sponsoring Judge.

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MATHEW OLUWATIMILEHIN AKINRODEMI

NAME: MATHEW OLUWATIMILEHIN AKINRODEMI

ID #: LC001/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JANUARY 27, 2010

AGE: 14 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

JUNIOR HIGH SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Matthew is highly academically and spiritually oriented. He strives to become a teacher in the future and to motivate other children to pursue an education. He is actively involved in church and enjoys singing in the the choir. Matthew’s education is no longer a priority due to financial constraints. Other essentials such as food and housing for Matthew and his four siblings take precedence. Please consider sponsoring Matthew and helping him fulfill his dream of becoming an educator.

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JULIUS RACHAEL

NAME: JULIUS RACHAEL

ID #: LC020/23

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JANUARY 20, 2016

AGE: 8 YEARS

CLASS: NURSERY 

PRE SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP: $50/MONTH

Julius lost her father in 2022 while traveling to his sister's residence. Her father promised to support her schooling, however that promise has not been continued due to the tragedy. Julius' mother is doing her best to support Julius and her siblings' education, but because of financial constraints, Julius and her siblings have had to postpone their studies. Her mother does her best to sustain and feed her family on a daily basis, but financial difficulties have arisen since Julius' father's death. Please consider sponsoring Julius or her siblings so that they can continue their schooling and receive consistent food.

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ISREAL ADEOLUWA

NAME: ISREAL ADEOLUWA

ID #: LC021/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: OCTOBER 3, 2012

AGE: 11 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Isreal lost his father to a stroke. Isreal and his mother have spent a significant portion of their financial resources and savings on hospital bills associated with his father's illness. Isreal's father promised to sponsor his studies, but such promises can no longer be kept. Isreal has lost both his father and his education. Isreal's mother is doing her best to support her children's education and nutritional needs, but due to limited income and little help from friends or relatives, food is currently the most important priority in Isreal's household. Please consider sponsoring Israel so that he can continue his schooling and not have to worry about his next meal.

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 MICHAEL ADEBISI

NAME:  MICHAEL ADEBISI

ID #: LC022/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JANUARY 17, 2017

AGE: 7 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Michael lost his father in 2022 due to a stroke. Michael's mother spent a considerable percentage of her family's finances on treatments for her father's illness, but none proved successful. Michael's father promised to sponsor his schooling, but that promise is no longer a reality. Michael's mother is struggling financially to support her childrens education as well as food due to limited funds and lack of assistance from family and friends. Please consider supporting Michael or his siblings to aid with their schooling and nourishment.

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CALEB OLAWALE OLATUNDE

NAME:  CALEB OLAWALE OLATUNDE

ID #: LC020/22

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: OCTOBER 31, 2015

AGE: 8 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Caleb is a bright child who values his education and his connection with God. He is involved in his academics, church, and choir. He enjoys singing and spreading the gospel. His father died in an accident on February 25, 2022, while on his way to preach the gospel at a program. Caleb is unable to afford an education following his father's death, which has a catastrophic impact on his future career ambitions. Caleb's mother is alone and struggling to provide for the children's nutritional and shelter needs. Education has become unaffordable due of financial constraints. Please consider sponsoring Caleb and assisting him financially with his schooling and health.

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MICHAEL BOLAJI ABODUNRIN

NAME:  MICHAEL BOLAJI ABODUNRIN

ID #: LC017/22

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: FEBRUARY 13, 2011

AGE: 13 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

JUNIOR HIGH SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Michael lost his father in 2021 due to heart problems. Michael's father was a big financial supporter of Michael and his siblings, therefore his father's death imposed a significant financial strain on his education. Michael's mother is now Michael and his siblings' sole source of financial support, which makes it difficult for them to afford their schooling as well as needs like food and shelter. Michael's mother has been working to enroll children in school in whatever way she can. Please, Michael needs your help. He has no one other than God. Please consider sponsoring Michael and his mother to help him fund his education and achieve the future he desires.

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HEPZIBAH OLUWASIKEMI OLATUNDE

NAME:  HEPZIBAH OLUWASIKEMI OLATUNDE

ID #: LC021/22

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: DECEMBER 6, 2010

AGE: 14 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Hepzibah is highly committed in her studies and church. She likes singing in the choir and spreading the gospel. Hepzibah's father died in an accident on his way to work in 2022. Since his death, Hepzibah has struggled, her hopes for the future have been shattered and she is no longer able to afford her education. She needs a sponsor and hopes that someone will help her financially with her schooling, health, and basic needs like food and shelter. Please consider sponsoring Hepzibah.

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MOSES GBOLAHAN ABODUNRIN

NAME:  MOSES GBOLAHAN ABODUNRIN

ID #: LC022/22

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: MARCH 31, 2014

AGE: 10 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Moses enjoys playing football and music. He actively participates in his church as an instrumentalist. Moses' father died from heart arrest in 2021. Moses' mother is struggling with the family's finances since Moses' father was the primary provider. His mother works hard, but owing to financial constraints, feeding her children's nutritional needs and shelter takes precedence over schooling, forcing Moses to halt his studies. Please consider sponsoring Moses so that he can continue his education and accomplish his goals for the future.

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ELIZABETH OYINDAMOLA ABODUNRIN

NAME:  ELIZABETH OYINDAMOLA ABODUNRIN

ID #: LC023/22

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JANUARY 13, 2020

AGE: 4 YEARS

CLASS: KINDERGARTEN 

PRESCHOOL SPONSORSHIP: $50/MONTH

Elizabeth is young and oblivious of her family's financial situation. Her father died in 2021 after a cardiac arrest. Elizabeth's mother is struggling financially and cannot afford Elizabeth's education. Elizabeth cherishes her schooling and is devastated to be forced to stop at such a young and crucial age. Please consider funding Elizabeth's education and nutritional needs so she can continue her education and eat on a daily basis.

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OKUNADE SHAMMAH ISEOLUWA

NAME:  OKUNADE SHAMMAH ISEOLUWA

ID #: LC026/22

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: NOVEMBER 29, 2011

AGE: 12 YEARS

CLASS: HIGH SCHOOL

HIGH SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Okunade lost his father while his family was sleeping. The loss of his father was devastating for Okunade and his siblings, as his father was the primary contributor for funding his education. Okunade's mother did her best to provide her children with education, food, and housing, however she suffered a partial stroke and is unable to finance both medical treatment and her children's schooling. Please consider sponsoring Okunade so that he can continue his schooling and have consistent meals.

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TAIWO ANUOLUWA OKEBOWALE

NAME:  TAIWO ANUOLUWA OKEBOWALE

ID #: LC012/22

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JUNE 26, 2008

AGE: 15 YEARS

CLASS: APPRENTICE

TRADE SCHOOL/COLLEGE SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Anuoluwa lost her father in 2021 as a result of heart failure. His demise was devastating to Anuoluwa and her family. Her mother works hard to support her family, but due to limited finances, she is unable to provide schooling, shelter, and consistent meals for her children. Anuoluwa loved school and was devastated to have to discontinue her studies. Please consider supporting Anuoluwa so she can return to school and not worry about her next meal.

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HANNAH ODOWU OKEBOWALE

NAME:  HANNAH ODOWU OKEBOWALE

ID #: LC014/22

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JULY 20, 2009

AGE: 14 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

JUNIOR HIGH SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Hannah enjoys participating in her church choir and places a great value on her schooling. Hannah had always wanted to be a nurse in the future, however when she lost her father to heart failure in 2021, all of her future plans were crushed. Hannah and her family have been devastated by her father's death, and they now rely on their single mother to provide for all five children. Hannah is unable to continue her school due to a lack of cash, and she is devastated that her aspirations of becoming a nurse have been shattered. Please consider sponsoring Hannah so that she can pursue her aspirations and further her education towards being a nurse.

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LAWRENCE ADEBAYO OGUNDIPE

NAME:  LAWRENCE ADEBAYO OGUNDIPE

ID #: LC010/22

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

AGE: 9 YEARS

CLASS: ELEMENTARY

ELEMENTARY SPONSORSHIP: $55/MONTH

Lawrence is an educated child who enjoys reading and drumming in his church choir. He aspires to be an engineer and was devastated when he was forced to suspend his studies due to financial constraints. His father was terminally ill and passed in 2016. Lawrence's mother has been struggling to provide for her children through financial means. Lawrence can no longer afford an education and is trying to afford sustenance as well. Please consider sponsoring Lawrence so that he can finance an education to become an engineer and have consistent meals again.

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PROSPER OLUWADARASIMI DAMILOLA

NAME:  PROSPER OLUWADARASIMI DAMILOLA

ID #: LC007/22

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JUNE 6, 2012

AGE: 11 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

JUNIOR HIGH SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Prosper enjoys participating in his church choir as well as reading. He hopes to become a doctor in the future and values his studies highly. Unfortunately, he had to discontinue his schooling due to financial difficulties. He witnessed his father's death at home in 2017. Prosper's mother struggles to provide food and shelter for her children. Please consider sponsoring Prosper to help him finish his studies while also providing a secure home and meals.

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OLUWATOMISIN OJO

NAME:  OLUWATOMISIN OJO

ID #: LC004/22

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: MAY 2, 2008

AGE: 16 YEARS

CLASS: HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE

HIGH SCHOOL SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Oluwatomisin's father passed away in 2016 because of severe asthma. Oluwatomisin was grieved by her father's death and is unable to finance an education due to financial constraints. Oluwatomisin's mother is trying to provide food, education, and home for her children. She has always dreamed of becoming a surgeon, however due to a lack of finances her dreams of becoming a surgeon were shattered without an education. Please consider financing Oluwatomisin's schooling so that she can continue her education, eat, and live in a stable home.

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HICKS BABATUNDE JOHN

NAME:  HICKS BABATUNDE JOHN

ID #: LC009/23

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: FEBRUARY 6, 2010

AGE: 14 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

JUNIOR HIGH SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Hicks lost his father in 2016, while his father was on his way to visit his sister's house. Hicks' father had always promised him an education and a bright future, but those promises were shattered when he passed. Hicks was heartbroken by the loss of his father and his education. Hick's mother is struggling to provide food for her family. Hicks is unable to continue his education because of a lack of funds. Hick's mother is doing her best to provide for her family, but without a sponsor, Hicks will be unable to afford food or education. Please consider sponsoring Hicks to help him regain stable meals and his schooling.

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AMOS AKINLEYE

NAME:  AMOS AKINLEYE

ID #: LC002/14

SEX: MALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JANUARY 17, 2005

AGE: 19 YEARS

CLASS: HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE

TRADE SCHOOL/COLLEGE SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Amos lost his father, which devastated him and his family. He graduated with his high school certificate and aspired to attend college to enhance his studies; however, due to his financial situation, he is unable to do so. His mother and Amos are the sole providers for their family's housing and food. Amos is actively involved in his church choir and enjoyed his studies before it was discontinued. Please consider sponsoring Amos so that he can finish his education while also providing a consistent source of food and shelter for his family.

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ENITAN SHOWUNMI

NAME:  ENITAN SHOWUNMI

ID #: LC002/11

SEX: FEMALE

DATE OF BIRTH: JUNE 6, 2011

AGE: 12 YEARS

CLASS: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 

JUNIOR HIGH SPONSORSHIP: $60/MONTH

Enitan valued her education and hopes to become a nurse when she grows up. She enjoys learning, reading, and singing with her church's children's choir. Unfortunately, Enita recently lost both her father and the financial support she needed to continue her schooling. She cannot finance her education because all of her financial resources are focused toward providing food and shelter. Please consider sponsoring Enitan so that she can further her education and pursue her dream of becoming a nurse.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does My Sponsorship Last?

Most sponsors commit on an annual basis but renew their sponsorship each year. You can also choose to sponsor a child for a certain timeframe, such as until their high school or college graduation.

What Services Do We Offer?

We offer home-based, faith-centered care for orphans impacted by poverty through Christian schooling, access to medical services and provision of basic needs. 

Why Support Smaller Nonprofits?

 

Though not as big as most development and relief agencies, Life Builders has some unique features that most big organizations do not have. We are an indigenous/local response to local needs; we know our people very well and can serve them better than any foreign organization.

Why Nigeria?

The highest number of people in Africa infected with HIV/AIDS reside in Lagos, Nigeria. The number of HIV/AIDS orphans and homeless children in Lagos is more than the number of orphans and homeless children in Kenya or the entire Southern Africa.

How Many Gifts Can I Give My Sponsored Child?

Sponsors can donate birthday, Christmas and/or graduation gifts to their sponsored child. There is no minimum or maximum gift amount, however we encourage sponsors to donate around $30 per gift per child to keep amounts consistent throughout the program.

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Can I Purchase A Specific Gift For My Sponsored Orphan?

Our organization gives your special occasion gift money directly to your sponsored child to spend as they wish. However, sponsors can choose a specific item, such as a doll, book or toy car, and our staff will purchase this item and give it to your sponsored child.

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How does Life Builders procure funding?

Life Builders is funded by the Life Builders Hospital, grant foundations and generous donors.

What are the first steps to sponsoring an orphan?

Click ‘Sponsor Me’ for one of our orphans in need and fill out the form. Then set up your monthly donation cycle through NCF.

How many orphans have graduated college/trade school since the start of the sponsorship program?

Life Builders now has 57 college, trade school and Higher National Diploma graduates.

What is a Higher National Diploma?

 

A Higher National Diploma is equivalent to the US Masters Degree. Some career paths require this accreditation, such as a medical or science position. 

On average, how many patients are treated through Life Builders Hospital on an annual basis?

Over 2,000 patients receive treatment at our hospital each year. Since the opening of the first hospital, we have helped more than 10,000 people receive affordable healthcare.

How many small businesses have been helped through the Life Builders Small Business Loan Program?

Over 107 small business owners have benefited from the Life Builders microfinancing loan program.

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What is the total number of sponsored orphans since the organization was founded?

Life Builders has provided sponsorship to over 270 orphans since 2001.

How many widows have been employed and sponsored through Life Builders?

We have provided jobs and support for over 66 orphans since launching our program.

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How many orphans have graduated from Life Builders Academy?

Life Builders Academy now boasts 47 high school graduates from the sponsored orphan program.

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What grades does my sponsorship last through?

Orphans can be sponsored from birth through Higher National Diploma, however you can end your sponsorship at any level.

Should I sponsor my orphan through college or trade school?

This is a personal decision, however without your support, your sponsored child will not be able to attend higher education and will be limited in their future career.

What is the age range of sponsored orphans?

Currently, orphans range from birth to 25 years old and are sponsored from nursery to their Higher National Diploma certification.

How long is the school year in Nigeria?

Sponsored orphans attend school in trimesters with the first one starting in August and the third finishing in July. There is no gap in the summer.

How can donors help other than making financial contributions?

Signing up for ‘AmazonSmile’ is free. Designate your chosen organization as Life Builders Ministries International and we will receive a percentage of your purchase at no cost to you.

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Do I need to be involved in a church to sponsor an orphan?

Although we partner with local churches, you do not need to be involved in a church to sponsor an orphan. Anyone can help save lives!

Are there any requirements to sponsoring an orphan?

There is a monthly fee depending on your orphan’s age, but there are no other requirements.

Do I have to write to my orphan?

Although the orphans enjoy receiving letters, it is not mandatory to write to your sponsored child.

Do sponsors ever have the opportunity to meet their sponsored orphan?

Each year, the Life Builders Mission Team leads a trip to Lagos. If you are interested in traveling with the group, please reach out to us.

Does Lifebuilders have control of which schools each orphan attends?

Depending on the location of the orphan, the will attend Life Builders Academy, or another approved school where they will receive a quality education.

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What companies partner with Lifebuilders?

Local churches and donors partner with our organization to help fund life-changing projects in Lagos.

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How long has Lifebuilders been working within the community?

Life Builders was founded in 2001 and has been positively impacting the community ever since.

What are the future plans for Lifebuilders?

Life Builders continues to expand our organization to reach more orphans and widows in need and hopes to become self-sufficient in the future.

Is there a limit on how many orphans you can sponsor?

There is no limit on how many orphans you can sponsor.

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What sets you apart from other organizations in your community?

Unlike other organizations, we work within the community and know each member like family. We are still small but are able to see first-hand what their needs are.

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How much money do you need from donors to accomplish your goals?

Each project is different and requires different funding. We still need to raise $25,000 for the Alakuko Clinic.

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How can I keep up to date on Life Builders projects and goals?

Check our website and follow us on social media for the most up to date information.

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What kind of opportunities are offered to orphans that have graduated from the sponsorship program?

Graduates are trained to become self-sufficient and are supported by the Life Builders Small Business Loan Program to start their own businesses.

How can I become more involved in Lifebuilders?

Volunteer, donate, host a fundraising event, or visit us!

What is Lifebuilders mission?

Building Lives for the Glory of God!

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What are Lifebuilders goals this year?

This year, we hope to provide healthcare to low-income communities through the new Alakuko Hospital Clinic.

What does a typical day of school look like for an orphan?

A typical day includes core classes like STEM, and elective courses focused on specific disciplines that the students are interested in pursuing (art, music, sewing, writing).

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What happens to the children who do not receive sponsors?

They are unable to attend school and do not receive sufficient meals. Please consider sponsoring an orphan in need today!

How often to the founders visit the US?

Emmanuel and Blessing usually visit the Chicago-land area once per year, however this has been delayed due to the pandemic. They will return in Fall 2022.

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