Torchlight Series

A Different Kind of Charity; Empowering Orphanages to Fight Malnutrition in the FCT


Orphanages are not uncommon in Nigeria and across different parts of the globe. The United Nations Convention on the rights of the child makes it…More

Babymigo: How a Genius Company in Lagos is empowering mums using tech


Ever wondered how a Nigerian startup came to be listed as one of Time Magazine’s 50 Genius Companies of 2018, standing alongside global giants like…More

Drops of refreshing dew: The Centre bridging the gap for special needs children in Abuja


It’s a bright sunny afternoon in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja, and in a small bungalow in a highbrow Maitama estate, about 20 children between…More

#ArewaMeToo and the Centre Giving Sexual Abuse Survivors a Voice in Niger State


Mary (not her real name) is an 11-year-old girl preparing for her Common Entrance Examination. She is a kind, cheerful and brilliant girl according to…More

Further Together: Collaboration for UHC in Africa by 2030


As we entered Rwanda’s airspace and began our final descent to the Kigali International airport, I looked out of my window, eager to get my…More

Can a passionate workforce make up for the shortcomings in our PHCs?


The effective delivery of healthcare has many dimensions. While the focus is largely on the patient who is receiving the care, the other integral part is…More

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