Culture of Life Africa needs to get incorporated, organised and developed as an NGO, so as to widen and broaden the reach and ripple of this mission. Andso this is an appeal to realise that.
We will need the help of:
-anyone who has had experience with starting or developing an organisation or an NGO (non-profit organisation)
-a financial advisor and/or professional fundraiser
-Volunteers with various skill-sets who are looking to serve and help in an African project
-Sponsors and donors who have a heart for supporting good projects for Africa
-A strong prayer support team looking to take up a big prayer challenge.
Are you able to help in any way? Do you know anyone who might be able to help?
If so, please kindly contact me by email@example.com
Culture of Life Africa was founded 18 months ago without many concrete plans for it.
I wasn’t sure how to get an organisation off the ground, I wasn’t sure if it was just going to be my “personal project” or a real institution that will take on the task of fortifying the pro-life front of Africa.
I wasn’t sure of much, but from the first day I set off on this journey, I had the firm conviction that Culture of Life Africa was meant to be , it was meant to exist, it was meant to stand in service of life and dignity especially in the face of the recent concerted efforts by many powerful nations and organisations to drown out the moral integrity of the African society.
From the very beginning, I have felt the constant presence and help of God. Words cannot even begin to describe the miraculous interventions that have propelled the mission of Culture of Life Africa, one of which is the wonderful encouragement and moral support of many friends, Facebook community and good-willed people who genuinely love Africa.
They have constantly prayed for me and for Culture of Life Africa and so the fruits of this work have been tremendous!
Our pro-life and pro-family waves and ripples are reaching the homes and hearts of many in Africa.
In the mission of Culture of Life Africa these past 18 months, 20 pro-Africa and prolife-themed articles have been published by widely read websites and newspapers, almost 100 blog posts have gone up, 2 March for Life rallies as well as 3 major pro-life conferences in Africa have been successfully proposed and planned , there has been the great honour of being invited to represent Africa at a Vatican event for women and a life-changing meeting with the Holy Father Pope Francis, there has been the wonderful privilege of meeting and working on various occasions with almost 20 African bishops for the pro-life work and co-authouring an important document onBuilding A Culture of Life and another onUniting in God for Life, there has been a successful proposal and co-writing of an EWTN African pro-life series (that is yet to be released), there has been a most fruitful mission to the UN Headquarters during the recent week-long Conference on Population and Development, and there have been numerous appearances on TV and radio shows.And through all of these, God has continued to work mightily to protect the life and family oriented culture of the African people. For this I am greatly humbled and just very grateful.
But I still, I cannot deny that the weight and scope of the mission has greatly increased with each passing month.
For me the work now entails more writing, more travelling, more flights, more speaking, more invitations, more phone calls, more events planning, more media appearances, more pro-life projects, more networking, and so much more spending of my very limited personal funds.
In the course of single-handedly running and keeping up this mission of Culture of Life Africa, I am having to carry much more than my little shoulders can bear, it is burning me out and taking its toll on me. In order to continue, Iam going to need some help.
99% of the funds for all the works and projects listed above have come directly from my monthly salary because Culture of Life Africa is not yet incorporated, has no real fundraising planand so no real source of funding for the work.
My prayer is to move this organisation and this mission forward , no longer as my personal pet-project that will fizzle out when I burn out but rather as a stable and committed pro-life, pro-family, pro-marriage and pro-Africa organisation which will sensitise, educate and inform Africans to resolutely choose life and dignity even in the rising tide of the Culture of Death.
For this I am going to need the help (as stated above) of:
–anyone who has had experience with starting or developing an organisation or an NGO (non-profit organisation)
-a financial advisor and/or professional fundraiser
-Volunteers with various skill-sets who are looking to serve and help in an African project (here is an African project that you can help from the comfort and convenience of your homes!)
-Sponsors and donors who have a heart for supporting good projects for Africa (here is a project that exists to promote and protect the Culture of Life in Africa)
-A strong prayer support team looking to take up a big prayer challenge. The viciousness and persistence of our opponents can not be conquered without prayers, so I have many many many intentions to entrust to a prayer team!
My heart is full of hope that my appeal will touch the hearts of good-willed people.
My heart is full of hope that this organisation will be sustained beyond the point of a personal pet project
My heart is full of hope that this mission will be strengthened to the point of challenging the powerful proponents of the Culture of Death who are prowling throughout Africa seeking the ruin of lives.
My heart is full of hope for my people because you have read this letter to the very end.
I remain grateful for all the mercies and graces received.
Yours in all humility,
Obianuju (Uju) Ekeocha
Culture of Life Africa