A new foundation known as Audrey Allen Foundation (AAF), founded to cater for the interest of the underprivileged and abused children in the country has been floated in Abuja. Conceived, designed and piloted by a leading Abuja based events management company, Allen Touch Events Limited, the foundation seek to pool resources for the numerous affiliated Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the quest to better the life of the children.
As a Mother of NGOs, Audrey Allen Foundation (AAF) will be saddled with the burden of sourcing for funds for our partner NGOs for the actualization of projects as the foundation has identified the paucity of funds as a limiting factor towards the effective implementation of projects.
The owners of the Foundation, known for their craftsmanship, quality, and service-oriented approach to business as well as outstanding reputation for creativity, efficiency, originally established themselves as one of the best events managers in Nigeria when they designed the Siaone Soccer Academy, for the NIGERIA’s ex-international and former Coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia amongst others.
With a vision to stand out as the Mother of Child related NGOs in Nigeria, the foundation is poised to monster the capacity to assist up to 100 Child related NGOs on related issues such as Polio, HIV/AIDS, Child prostitution, Child Abuse; both sexual and domestic, child trafficking, Autism, Down syndrome, Leukaemia, heart diseases and a host of others in raising funds for their projects by 2020. According to the founder, Tosin Allen, the foundation’s major tool of raising fund is woven around entertainment, which include Movies, Music and Comedy, hence the choice of the slogan “saving lives through entertainment.” The foundation believes that Child related NGOs are gravely faced with serious scarcity of funds in the execution of their projects.
Already, the foundation has listed and will be working with some A-list entertainment icons for the first phase of its movie. The proposed casts list includes Andy Nwakalor, Screenwriter, Producer, Director, who was the best Director AMMA awards in 2006, best Director ZAAFA, 2007, Iyke Okogwu, Film Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Photographer, commonly known as “Iykeman” and Lummie Edevie, Writer, producer, Director, who is regarded as one of the brightest minds involved in the film and television business in Nigeria. Edevie is an Alumnus of Asian Academy of Film and Television, India (AAFT), and a member of the international film & TV research center. Others are Femi Brainard, Actor and screenwriter as well as Aanu Michael of Good Morning Africa. Some of the proposed cast lined up also include Genevieve Nnaji, Bryan Okwara Actor and Mr. Nigeria 2008, Denrele Edun, Ali Nuhu, Uti Nwachukwu, an Actor and winner Big Brother Africa 2010.
Tosin Allen and team move is a great and creative initiative that deserves compliment and supports. Quoting the founder “Our breadth of experience and passion for children’s welfare allows us to develop cutting-edge, creative strategies that focus on improving the lives of underprivileged children by sourcing funds for our partner’s children NGOs through innovative entertainment framework”.
Audrey Allen Foundation (AAF) seeks everyone’s support to betters the lives of underprivileged children today, join the foundation to save lives through entertainment.