Empowering communities through education
Rochas Foundation is a non- governmental, non-profit and non-political organization, with a firm commitment to serve humanity and build a credible future for Africa by ensuring every less privileged child has access to comprehensive and qualitative education.
"When I saw the Guinean students at Rochas Foundation College of Africa, I was very happy because I know how these children were before they came here. I was happy because of their psychological state. I know these children will be leaders of tomorrow in Africa and in the world."
- H.E Hadja Djene Kaba Conde, Former First Lady of Guinea.
I was born into a polygamous family, when my father died I was 7 years old and my mom decided to take me to Ibadan to work as a maid, where I was paid 1500 naira monthly. I started school at the age of 13.
I was born in Kaduna state 21st February, 1999. I lost my parents in 2007 and my grandmother’s cousin brought me to Jos in 2009. Everyone in my house died except me and my sister.
AYUBA ABEDNEGO EMMANUELStudent
When I was 7 years old, my mother died during childbirth. A few weeks later my dad called me to get him a knife that he wanted to cut an apple, he used the knife and stabbed himself to death.