The Fashioned and Made For Excellence Foundation has successfully completed its Fame Illuminate Leadership Program which impacted the lives of 2260 underserved Public Senior Secondary School Students in 6 Local Government areas in Ibadan Oyo State.
The Leadership development program, a school-based, in-class delivery initiative organized by FAME for Senior Secondary School Students in SS1 – SS2 ran for a duration of over six weeks across 36 Public Senior Secondary Schools from May 20th to July 26th.
The Fame Illuminate Program is the flagship program of the Fashioned and Made for Excellence Foundation involving leadership training, experiential activities and mentoring. It is focused on concepts on leadership, values, identity, character, purpose, active citizenship, the SDGs and empowers young people with skills required for success in the 21st century.
A statement by the Executive Director, Mr. Raphael Stephen in Ibadan, on Monday said 98 percent of the 2260 beneficiaries testified to the positive impact of the program on them and felt they have experienced significant growth in their development as leaders.
He said the beneficiaries will continuously be mentored in their various schools through the Fame Clubs of the organization at their respective schools till graduation.
“Through this initiative, over 9000 underserved teenagers in Public Senior Secondary Schools have been served till date with the help of over 200 volunteer facilitators of the organisation.
“This program embodies the organization’s commitment to continuously invest in the future of Africa by collaborating with key stakeholders across Africa to provide quality leadership education in the language young people understand and to have equipped over 50,000 economically disadvantaged youths in Africa with leadership by 2030.
“We are grateful to all our Fame Volunteers, for their unwavering commitment even in the face of tough conditions at our public schools who stayed the course and attended every session each week until the programs were completed this month, our Board Members, donors, and the Oyo State Ministry of Education for working with us to educate and grow more value driven and authentic leaders for Africa.” he said.