As another successful year draws to an end, let us take the time to reflect on the positive impact that the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) and the InnerCity Mission (ICM) have made on the world.

In the pursuit of a brighter future for indigent children and the eradication of poverty, several organizations stand out as beacons of hope. Among them, the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International and the InnerCity Mission have emerged as influential entities dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty through education. With the significant contributions of these foundations and their unwavering commitment to empowering indigent children, we take this opportunity to thank all our partners, sponsors, and volunteers.

Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI):

Founded by Chris Oyakhilome, COFI is a non-profit organization with a mission to improve the lives of indigent individuals across the globe. One of the primary focuses of COFI is education, recognizing it as a powerful tool for transformation. The foundation implements various initiatives to provide quality education to children in need, aiming to equip them with the skills necessary for a brighter future.

Key Initiatives of COFI:

  1. Scholarship Programs: COFI actively engages in scholarship programs, providing financial assistance to indigent children for their education. This includes support for tuition fees, school supplies, and other essential needs.
  2. Infrastructure Development: Recognizing the importance of conducive learning environments, COFI invests in the construction and renovation of schools. This ensures that children have access to safe and suitable spaces for learning.
  3. Technology Integration: Keeping pace with the digital age, COFI incorporates technology into education, offering opportunities for children to develop digital literacy skills that are crucial in today’s world.

InnerCity Mission (ICM):

The InnerCity Mission, an arm of the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International, is dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty by providing indigent children with access to quality education, healthcare, and nutrition. The mission recognizes that education is a key driver for social and economic transformation, and thus, it plays a pivotal role in their initiatives.

Impactful Programs by ICM:

  1. Adopt-A-School Program: ICM’s Adopt-A-School program focuses on transforming struggling schools in impoverished communities. By providing necessary resources, such as books, furniture, and teaching materials, the program aims to create an enabling environment for effective learning.
  2. Feeding Programs: ICM understands that hunger can be a significant barrier to learning. Therefore, they implement feeding programs to ensure that children receive adequate nutrition, enhancing their overall well-being and cognitive development.

You can join the InnerCity Mission with the “Send Portions” campaign to spread love, joy & hope through the distribution of 2 million Christmas portions of hearty meals, gifts, and Rhapsody of Realities to needy children and families in slums, inner cities, IDP camps & underserved communities around the world for whom nothing is prepared for. To sponsor a portion please visit:

3. Skill Acquisition Programs: Recognizing the importance of holistic development, ICM incorporates skill acquisition programs to equip children with practical skills that can empower them economically in the future.

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty:

The joint efforts of COFI and ICM go beyond immediate relief, aiming to break the cycle of poverty by empowering children with education. Through their initiatives, these foundations instill hope, inspire dreams, and pave the way for a brighter future for indigent children.

In the pursuit of eradicating poverty, the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International and the InnerCity Mission stand as powerful advocates for education. By investing in the education of indigent children, these foundations not only provide immediate relief but also create a lasting impact, breaking the cycle of poverty and fostering a generation of empowered individuals ready to contribute to society. As we celebrate their commitment, let us recognize the pivotal role education plays in transforming lives and shaping a more equitable and prosperous world.