UK Charity Gideon Orphanage Home - helping orphans, abused & abandoned children in Nigeria
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Our Vision

Gideon Orphanage Home is a subsidiary of GIVING HANDS, it is a non governmental orphanage home approved by the Ogun State Government. Gideon Orphanage has a vision to help take orphans, abused and abandoned children off the streets through rehabilitation, reformation and reintegration.
 
Giving them better opportunities in life with regards to:

  • Food
  • Portable Water
  • Shelter
  • Clothing
  • Medicare
  • Education
These opportunities will be provided in a home filled with love and care, enabling the children become valuable members of society.
 
Rehabilitation: The children would be rehabilitated under the most conducive environment and shown unconditional love.
 
Reformation: This would be achieved through education and extra curricula activities. Education is the best investment any child could have. This project is designed to help train the children as far as the university level in any chosen career of their choice, with the help of a counselor.
 
Reintegration: Some of the children would be reintegrated into the society through adoption and fostering.
 
We hope to partner with the Ogun State Government, Corporate bodies, Religious groups and Social philanthropic organisations (for the adoption and fostering process).
 
We strongly believe these children need to live in a homely environment with lots of love and care, this would enable them adjust well in adulthood.
 
In addition we hope to remove the stigma attached to the "orphan status" by creating a leverage that will promote equality amongst these children and their peers all over the world.
 
Our Challenges include funds, facilities and infrastructures to provide quality care, education and support these children deserve. As we progress with this great vision, we trust God that you would be a part of this noble cause to put a smile on the faces of the children.
 
We invite you to be a part of our dream of a greater Nigeria devoid of street urchins, beggars and homeless children labouring for little or nothing in abominable conditions.

Founder


Mrs Oluwatoyin Banjo

Mrs Oluwatoyin Banjo was born on September 20th, 1973; the first child of Mr and Mrs David Akinpelu who hail from Osun State, Nigeria. She attended Loral Nursery & Primary School, Festac Town, Lagos and had her secondary education at Methodist Girls' High School before proceeding to Kwara State Polytechnic, Illorin graduating with a Diploma in Business Administration.
 
She worked briefly with FAAN and travelled to the UK where she trained as a Mental Health Nurse at the Middlesex University with Nursing Top up B.Sc at Middlesex University. She then worked with the NHS hospital on the Inpatients Ward and in Community until April, 2008 when she got the divine calling to help orphaned, abused and abandoned children.
 
She is married to Olawale Banjo who is he Chairman of he Board of Trustees for Gideon Orphanage Home and they are blessed with two handsome boys, Daniel Ayomide Banjo and David Mayowa Banjo.
 
Mrs Banjo also runs a supported accommodation along with her husband for mental health patients called Gideon Supported Housing in London as well as a boutique and discount store with branches in Lagos and Abeokuta.
 
She enjoys helping people in whatever way she can render assistance, reading Christian books & magazines and watching films.


Administrative Structure

Trustee Olawale Banjo
Mrs Oluwatoyin Banjo-  Founder
+2348085779348
+44 (0)7956620741
Founder Toyin Banjo
Abiola Adepoju
+2348023051731

Dunni Otuyele
+44 (0)7957312378
Founder Toyin Banjo

Abimbola Ajetunmobi
(America Office)
001-75756028651

Board of Trustees

Trustee Olawale Banjo
Mr. Olawale Banjo - Chairman Board of Trustees

Mrs Oluwatoyin Banjo - Founder & President

Apostle Lawrence Achudume - Trustee

Rev. Mrs. Fola Achudume - Trustee

Mr. Olumuyiwa Odeniyi - Trustee

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London Office
Gideon Orphanage Home
1 High Tor View
West Thamesmead
London SE28 0LN
(Reg Charity 1125264)

Tel: +447956620741
+447838187182
+447957312378

Abeokuta Office
35, Adegboyega Street, Asero Housing Estate, Abeokuta Ogun State

Tel:+2348085779348
+2347094102252
+2348135207716

Lagos Office
6, Coker Road, Ilupeju 2nd floor, Right Wing, Lagos

Tel: +234-8023134625