Uyi Omorogbe: Meet the Nigerian designer building schools in rural Africa

Uyi Omorogbe: Meet the Nigerian designer building schools in rural Africa

- Uyi Omorogbe is a social entrepreneur that is using 7% of every purchase his fashion brand makes to build schools in rural villages across Africa

- The entrepreneur has given the less privileged children hope of acquiring education through his kind gesture

- He says if people invest in education, those that acquire it will use the capacity to transform not only their communities, but the world

A Nigerian designer, Uyi Omorogbe, has given the less privileged children hope of acquiring education by building schools in rural areas in African countries.

Omorogbe is a social entrepreneur and the brain behind “NASO”, a black-owned modern fashion brand, Face 2 Face Africa reports.

Legit.ng gathers that Omorogbe's brand combines Western and African culture to create simple and timeless pieces made with authentic African textiles.

Omorogbe was said to have discovered a primary school with no resources when he visited the rural village of Urhokuosa in Nigeria where his father grew up.

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Uyi Omorogbe: the Nigerian designer building schools in rural Africa

Uyi Omorogbe and a pupil. Photo credit: Kickstarter
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He said the school was filled with students who were eager to learn but had no desks, chairs, windows or bathrooms.

The entrepreneur came back to the village a few months later to build a new school for the community.

He said: “If we encourage and invest in them, they will have the capacity to transform not only their communities, but the world."

In other news, a Nigerian lady identified as Sarah Oshunniyi has given credence to the fact that an academic pursuit could eventually end well despite failures at the beginning.

Oshunniyi shared her inspiring story on LinkedIn, saying she did not get a single A in her West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

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The lady said she had to study philosophy after failing her diploma examination into law with the worst result ever.

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She said: "I maintained a steady 4.375 for 3 semesters. I had given up every single hope of ever making a First Class."

"I cried at the end of every semester, I was frustrated, I read in the library from 8am to 4pm during exams. I tried my best but it wasn’t good enough."

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