We Have David Oyelowo Foundation Scholars in Ibadan!

After a thorough test, interview and verification process, 10 girls were chosen for the GEANCO 2019 scholarships. Each girl’s story is unique and compassion-pulling. We are glad to be part of their life stories. One girl educated is indeed a generation educated! These girls now enjoy a full scholarship at Fruitful Vines College, Ibadan.

  1. Adesanmi Feranmi Esther

    Born: 13th February 2008 (11 years)
    Class of Admission: Junior Secondary 2
    Interests: Reading and Music
    Father: Mr Adesanmi Adesina (Deceased); Occupation –  Nil
    Mother: Mrs Adesanmi Tolulope;  Occupation: –  Civil Servant/ Health Officer- UCH Home Setting 1
    Remarks:  Esther, mum & brother live with maternal grandparents, the trio sleep in one of the rooms.
  2. Akande Abiola

    Born: 18th May 2009  (11 years)
    Class of Admission: Junior Secondary 3
    Interests: Reading.
    Father: Mr Akande Abolaji; Occupation – Fish Farmer
    Mother: Mrs Akande Olajumoke; Occupation – Petty Trader – Sells Provision
    Remarks: Abiola is a Muslim, 1st of 3 children.
  3. Akinloluwa Ifeoluwa Deborah

    Born: 22nd April 2010( 9 years)
    Class of Admission: Junior Secondary 1
    Interests: Reading, Cooking
    Father: Mr Akinnibosun Franklin Akinyemi; Occupation – Pastor (Awaiting place of Service)
    Mother: Mrs Akinnibosun Toyin, Funmilayo; Occupation – Internal Auditor (Missionary)
    Remarks: 2nd Child out of 2. Mum and Dad are missionaries.
  4. Ogunyemi Oluwaseunfunmi Adeola

    Born: 16th June 2008 (11 years)
    Class of Admission: Junior Secondary 2
    Interests: Bead Making
    Father: Mr
    Ogunyemi Olugbenga; Occupation – Taxi Driver
    Mother: Mrs Ogunyemi Olabisi; Occupation – Sales Representative
    Remarks: She is twin to Ogunyemi Oluwaseyifunmi, 1st of 3 children; Parents are underemployed graduates.
  5. Ogunyemi Oluwaseyifunmi Adesola

    Born: 16th June, 2008 (11 years)
    Class of Admission: Junior Secondary 2
    Interests: Bead Making
    Father: Mr. Ogunyemi Olugbenga; Occupation – Taxi Driver
    Mother: Mrs. Ogunyemi Olabisi; Occupation – Sales Representative
    Remarks: She is twin to Ogunyemi Oluwaseyifunmi, 1st of 3 children; Parents are underemployed graduates.
  6. Akosile Oluwafeyikemi

    Born: 1st November 2007 (12 years)
    Class of Admission: Junior Secondary 2
    Interests: Reading and Cooking
    Father: Mr Taoheed Akosile (Deceased); Occupation – Nil
    Mother: Mrs Iretiola Akosile; Occupation – Nanny (Private school)
    Remarks: Feyikemi is 1st of 4 children; her mother is struggling to keep them in school.
  7. Ajala Precious Diekoniolami

    Born: 14th September 2007 (12 years)
    Class of Admission:  Junior Secondary 3
    Interests: Reading
    Father: Mr Paul Ajala; Occupation –  Teacher
    Mother: Mrs Elizabeth Ajala – Occupation Teacher (Private School)
    Remarks: 1st of 2 children, parents separated when she was 1-year old; Precious, mother & sister lives with the maternal grandmother who is a widow. Widowed Aunt & her son also lives with them.
  8. Emiola Blessing

    Born: 17th December 2006 (12 years)
    Class of Admission:  Junior Secondary
    Interests: Reading
    Father: Mr Emiola Olusola; Occupation – Pastor
    Mother: Mrs Emiola Fumilola; Occupation – Trader
    Remarks:  Smart and indigent.

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