Progress Report

TCLI has experienced great progress over the past seven years. Some of them are as follows

2012
Spelling Bee
The spelling bee contest began in 2012 in Jos and Bauchi states. It began with only a printed material of the words for the contest but from the second year, now includes an audio CD with the proper pronunciations of the words.
2012
2017
Registration as an NGO
In July 2017, TCLI completed her registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a Non-Governmental Organization.
2017
2017
Spelling Bee
In July 2017, TCLI began to involve public schools in her spelling competitions and performed her first mock contest at a public school situated in Jos.
2017
2017
5th Annual Spelling Contest
On August 5th, 2017, TCLI had her 5th annual Spelling Contest which took place at Korret’s Hamlet, Jos. Over 130 pupils were in attendance from both public and private schools. We had nearly two dozen volunteers and it was a huge success. Bauchi also hosted their own 5th annual spelling contest in November, 2017, with about 50 pupils in attendance.
2017
2018
Spelling Bee
3 spelling bees were held in 2018, in Plateau, Bauchi and Akwa-Ibom states with a total of about 300 children in attendance.
2018
2018
Work with IDP Camps
TCLI began work with IDPs in 2018 and successfully embarked on two camp visits to the Abagana and Daudu camps in Benue State and celebrated International Literacy Day with IDP children in the St. Theresa IDP camp in Yola. TCLI also partnered with MADI (Mentor Africa Development Initiative) on her ‘Chess Mistress’ program with IDPs, teaching them weekly to play Chess and Scrabble in order to promote literacy and critical thinking among the IDP children.
2018
2019
Spelling Bee Contests in Plateau and Bauchi States
In August 2019, TCLI had its annual spelling bee contest in both Plateau and Bauchi states with a total of about 170 children in attendance across schools in both states. Some partners for the event were NASCO, Korret’s Hamlet, Yaks & Yaks, Rent with Us, Jos Strawberry and Grains, T3Pixel, and other individuals.
2019
2019
Visit to Daudu IDP Camp
In December 2019, TCLI visited the Daudu IDP camp in collaboration with other organizations and set up a portable library stocked with about 200 books and learning resources for the children. There was a cookout and a donation of shoes and clothes as well.
2019
2019
The Period Care Pack for School Girls Campaign
The Period Care Pack for School Girls Campaign reached about 700 girls in 2019 alone.
2019