Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation

We are motivated by compassion for humanity; commitment to service; passion for excellence and innovation and continuous learning.

Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation

We are motivated by compassion for humanity; commitment to service; passion for excellence and innovation and continuous learning.

Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation

We are motivated by compassion for humanity; commitment to service; passion for excellence and innovation and continuous learning.

Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation

We are motivated by compassion for humanity; commitment to service; passion for excellence and innovation and continuous learning.

Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation

We are motivated by compassion for humanity; commitment to service; passion for excellence and innovation and continuous learning.

 

Who We Are

 

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Our Vision

A world where every Widow, Orphan and the less-privileged have access to good healthcare services, quality education and financial empowerment

Our Mission

Helping Widows, Orphans and the less-privileged discover their potentials and supporting them in making changes to bring these potentials into the world by providing high quality, sustainable and replicable healthcare services, education support program and financial empowerment.

Our Values

Innovative

We are ever curious to learn new things and adapt to changes that will improve the quality of our work..

Service to Humanity

We are committed to helping others overcome life obstacles and challenges.

Empowerment

We seek to equip others with knowledge, skills and funds needed to realize their full potentials.

Partnership

We believe in partnership with likemind people, government agencies, Organised Private Sector (OPS), INGOs, CSOs and other interest groups..

Accountability

We are open and responsible to one another, our partners, funders and the clients we serve.

Gender

We take into considerations the needs of women and youths during service delivery and we continuously work to promote gender equality.

Excellence

We are resolute in our search of quality to deliver results and build lifelong impact in our society.

Widows Plight: Nkiruka Umeh

Nkiruka Umeh is a widow from Imo State, Nigeria. Prior to his death, her husband had engaged in land agency as a source of livelihood. He had pending contracts and was in particular, entitled to the sum of N500,000 as commission for sale of a plot of land valued in...

Widows Plight: Helen Onuka

Helen Onuka, another Rock of Ages widow, suffered a crushing blow when her husband died. Suddenly, relations and ‘friends’ suddenly started dropping heavy hints of lustiness and amorous intentions towards her. Helen’s husband had a protracted illness from diabetes...

Widows Plight: Linda Ali

Linda Ali narrated an unending litany of ill-health. She stated that she had been bedeviled by mysterious and often inexplicable ailments off and on over the course of her marriage and into the years of her widowhood. Her husband, a policeman, died in 2012 leaving her...

Widows Plight: Amina Abubakar

Amina Abubakar is one of the widows of Rock of Ages. Her husband died in 2013 of HIV and given that they are practicing Muslims, he was buried the same day without any fanfare whatsoever. For her, the discrimination started even in his lifetime as they were abandoned...

Widows Plight: Adanna Lezie

Adanna Lezie is another widow from Abia State, a South-Eastern state of Nigeria. She is a 30 year old widow with three children in tow. She also married as a teenager but nevertheless, she was very much in love with her husband. Her oldest child is eleven and the...

Widows Plight: Badiya Isaac

Badiya Isaac is a 36 year old widow from Kaduna State and is currently supporting four children, the youngest of whom is 7 years old. Badiya’s marriage was however a happy one with her husband holding down a good job with a private firm in the Federal Capital...

Widows Plight: Cynthia Imaraji

Cynthia Imaraji hails from the South-Eastern part of the country and was forced into marriage at a very young age right after completing her Primary 6 education; according to her family, she was ‘fat’ and therefore capable of bearing children. Her marriage was a long...

Widows Plight: Martha Anayo

The case of Martha Anayo, a 33 year old Nigerian widow who is registered with Rock of Ages Empowerment Foundation, is very significant. She narrated that her husband, an Igbo man from the Eastern part of Nigeria, had died after a very brief case of common cold with...

About Rock of Ages Foundation

States Located

Abuja, Maiduguri, Jos, Lagos, Enugu, Port-Harcourt, Nsukka, Idah, & Illorin.

Years of Operation

Orphans Cared for

Widows Reached

Our Program Areas

Education

Rock of ages Empowerment foundation aims at reducing illiteracy in Nigerian rural communities.
Engage in education supports programs such as distribution of books, school uniform, bags, and laboratory equipment etc to primary and secondary schools.

Health

We are focusing services on vulnerable groups such as women and children in the following areas:
– Routine free medical outreaches to complement the efforts of the primary healthcare services.
– HIV/ AIDS and other diseases awareness, prevention and care services.

Empowerment

– Skill acquisitions training.
– Capacity building and development.
– Financial support.
– Business Summit/ Seminars.
– Provision of shelter.
– Provision of clothing.

Agriculture

– Provision of agrochemical supplies, stockiest and irrigation input supplies.
– Provide capacity building in the areas of leadership, cooperation and record keeping.
– Training farmers on crop production, management and marketing.
– Link the farmers to stakeholders forum.

Career Counseling

– Developing the self awareness of the students/ clients.
– Linking self-awareness to occupation exploration.
– Provide professional course information for
higher school leavers.
– Provide labour market information for
graduates.
– Help clients in making decision and setting goals.

News

 

Widows Plight: Nkiruka Umeh

Nkiruka Umeh is a widow from Imo State, Nigeria. Prior to his death, her husband had engaged in land agency as a source of livelihood. He had pending contracts and was in particular, entitled to the sum of N500,000 as commission for sale of a plot of land valued in...

Widows Plight: Helen Onuka

Helen Onuka, another Rock of Ages widow, suffered a crushing blow when her husband died. Suddenly, relations and ‘friends’ suddenly started dropping heavy hints of lustiness and amorous intentions towards her. Helen’s husband had a protracted illness from diabetes...

Widows Plight: Linda Ali

Linda Ali narrated an unending litany of ill-health. She stated that she had been bedeviled by mysterious and often inexplicable ailments off and on over the course of her marriage and into the years of her widowhood. Her husband, a policeman, died in 2012 leaving her...

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Location

Suite 13B Lake City Plaza, Behind Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Gudu, Apo District, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

(+234) 814 8782 225

info@rockofages-emp.org.ng