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Summer 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the summer update from the Education Must Continue Initiative. As we begin a new academic year, we are thankful for getting to this point; and mindful of those who didn’t make it to this point.  Thousands of captives have been freed by the army but hundreds of children are dying of malnutrition. Like our previous […]

May & June 2016 Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to our latest blog update for the months of May and June, 2016. We were so busy with lots of travel and schools letting out, we decided  to combine our  activities for the previous two months into one newsletter. A couple new additions; as usual, the end of this post will include […]

April 2016 Newletter

Hello, happy new month. Welcome to the latest newsletter from the Education Must Continue Initiative, for the month of April 2016. This month was quite busy for us, so without further delay, let’s get to it. Relocated Children Home for End of Term Break  At the end of March, close to twenty relocated schoolchildren had […]

February and March into Spring

Hello once again, we hope you had a wonderful Easter… In Africa we have a saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, you go together.” We want this attitude to resonate with you once you’re through reading this blogpost. For our ardent readers, we were unable to […]

January 2016 Affairs with EMCI

Hello for the first time this year; glad you could be a part of this newsletter. The month of January was a chilly one (both in Nigeria and across the Atlantic), but the wheels of EMCI could not be allowed to freeze. Here is an update of goings-on while we turned the leaf of a new year. […]

Christmas and a Year in the Life of EMCI

It’s that time of the year again. When we begin to look back at the previous 12 months and prepare for the start of another journey around the sun. To wrap up 2015, this post will cover our activities for the months of November and December while doing a photo recap of the year gone […]

October Affairs with  EMCI

Greetings and welcome to another update on recent affairs here at Education Must Continue Initiative. What many people don’t know is that EMCI is comprised mostly of victims of terrorism themselves helping others. We would not have been where we are today without the sacrifices made by people who have also been affected by similar […]

Aug/Sept Affairs With EMCI

Hello and welcome to another session with us, here at Education Must Continue Initiative. Our activities in the past month and a half since our last blogpost have taken us from the outskirts of the Sambisa Forest in the troubled Borno state, to Philadelphia and Washington D.C.  Here we go again… Jos to Yola to Lassa […]

July/Aug (Summer) Affairs with EMCI

Greetings! This is coming a little late, and we apologize for that. We’ve been busy trying to catch up on happenings back in Nigeria. The month of July was quite a productive one with moving pieces from Askira, Borno State, to Tampa, Florida. Here we go… July 1st – 30th – Cbk girls are off […]

June Affairs with EMCI

The month of June was full of activity for us here at EMCI on different fronts; both in Nigeria and in the U.S.A. For starters, June 1st brought about a regime change at the Federal and State levels. Efforts to combat the Boko Haram insurgency were reinforced by commitments made by the incoming President, Muhammadu […]