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    Weʼve raised £0 to help fund a new homeless shelter for victims of domestic abuse - women and children in Lagos, Nigeria.

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    Lagos, Nigeria
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    Closed on Thursday, 21st September 2017

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    God's Home for Women Foundation was registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation in 2015 and we opened our shelter for abused women in a rented accommodation (providing 22 beds) in March 2016 with a plan to purchase a building to provide a permanent site for the shelter's activities.

    Since opening, the shelter has had full occupancy with women and children, we even have a heavily pregnant woman resident at the moment - thanks to the prevalence of domestic abuse in the community right now.

    Our current landlord recently informed us of his intention to sell the property which makes our move to a permanent site quite urgent - we cannot afford to buy this property as it is 3 times the cost of suitable and similar property elsewhere.

    We however have an option of rent-to-by on a property. Therefore we are looking to raise an initial N4m (£8,000) for two years rent on a N40m (£80,000) property on the outskirts of Lagos, Nigeria.

    With some of the heart wrenching stories of the women we have housed at the shelter over the past one year, Lagos, a city of 17 million people needs several of such shelters and we appeal that you give what you can to help keep this shelter open.

    Thank you.

    Fundraising Team
    God's Home for Women Foundation
    Lagos, Nigeria

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        Funmi Wale-Adegbite

        Funmi Wale-Adegbite

        Lagos, Nigeria

        Funmi Wale-Adegbite is an enterpreneur. She is a member of the NGO God's Home for Women Foundation and has been given the assignment to help raise awareness about the NGO's current pressing needs of a new property to house the Women's Shelter.

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