Grace James (a.k.a. Mama Twins) is a vulnerable widow living in Jahi, a suburb community in Abuja. She is a mother of two, Blessing and Esther. Esther was a twin, but her twin brother died last year from complications from Sickle Cell Anaemia. ADVANCE have been working closely with the family over the past two years and have supported Grace start an Income Generating Activities (I.G.A) to enable her become self-reliant and better care for her children. She is engaged in foodstuff/provision business.
Our work with the family is not done yet until Grace is economically independent.ADVANCE continues to provide counselling and assist the family with food and money for their vital needs. Her daughter, Blessing, is on our Circle of Hope Child Sponsorship programme. This sponsorship help provide her with school fees and access to healthcare. Our work with the family is not done yet until Grace is economically independent. Our staff visit her every other week and continue to pray with her and provide guidance in the areas of hygiene, reproductive health, child care and protection, and business planning. A