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There are over 3 million internally displaced persons (IDP) in the Northeast. Over 1 million of these are children. they lack their basic needs including, food, water and shelter. This holiday season, we are asking children from all over the country to reach out and give gifts of love to children in the North East.
What can I do?
Hold a fundraiser at your school and raise money and in kind donations for children in the North East and create love packages for individual children.
Each package must have an individual note from a child in your school to a child in the North East. Contact us for pick up or drop off location and we will collect your gifts and give you a written acknowledgement of what was received
Where will the package go?
The packages will be delivered by Adopt a camp and volunteers to children in IDP camps in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.
How do I know where my gifts are going?
Adopt a Camp is a registered non-governmental organization with a strong track record of work in the north east. You can see more of their work by going to their website. In February 2017, all schools, organizations and individuals who have donated to this drive will be listed on the website
What can I donate?
You can a direct bank deposit/transfer to the following:
Click to donate:
You could also make your donations in kind. Below is the list of items per bag of gifts:
- 2 packs of golden morn/choco milo
- 6 tins of evaporated milk
- 1 warm blanket 1 pair of slippers 2 pairs of thick socks 1 toothbrush and toothpaste 1 pack of soap and a sponge 1 large Vaseline
- 1 bottle of antiseptic (salvon, dettol etc)
- 1 small toy
Please do remember to accompany each bag of gifts with a note from a child addressed to another child. Do not seal the bags as they will be checked for content and inventory.
For pick up or drop off of your gifts, please contact us on 080xxx