Rose of Sharon Foundation

Lagos, Nigeria
Joined August 2022

Rose of Sharon Foundation is a registered non-profit organization that works across Nigeria. Our mission is to provide education, financial independence and legal empowerment to widows and orphans.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Children's Rights, Community Organizing, Education, Environmental Justice, Health, Policy Advocacy, Women's Rights

The Rose of Sharon Foundation (RoSF) is a registered non-profit organization domiciled in Lagos with official presence and work that cuts across all geopolitical zones in Nigeria. Our vision is to provide help and succour to widows and orphans across the nation. Our mission is to guarantee financial independence, educational opportunities, and protection of the rights of widows and orphans through legal empowerment and programs that assure greater self-esteem and ease of socio-economic integration. Our values are Love and Compassion, Obedience to God’s call, Long Term Commitment, Respect for Every Individual, Partnership, Teamwork, Integrity, and Accountability. Our programs/activities include:  Widowhood Rights Project that provides community education on women’s rights, legal empowerment services and policy advocacy; Educational Project that provides a scholarship scheme targeted towards empowering widows, their’ children and orphans academically; Women Empowerment Program that gives economic empowerment, agri-business/financial support, micro-credit scheme and interest-free loans, psychosocial intervention, shelter and life support services; Youth Empowerment Program that gives training for youth employability; Mentoring Program for women and youths; Community Cluster Program for community organizing, education and capacity building for community support structure for the development and welfare of women; International Widows Day Program to showcase experiences of widows to a wide range of stakeholders, celebrate and teach widows and network; Widows and Orphans Healthcare Program that provides structured biannual health interventions.