With this podcast we give our community the opportunity to get to know the Giraffe Heroes behind the foundation better by gaining deeper insight into their work. Thus you will have an opportunity of a direct encounter with these personalities sticking their necks out for the common good, fighting for the social issues that matter: justice, freedom, our environment. In our podcast, commended Giraffes are talking with us about the issues that count most for them and which drive them “To Stick their Necks Out” for our common good. We offer you a direct and often very personal "look" behind the scenes of their day to day activities. What made them start fighting for their local communities? How did they manage to cope with and overcome resistance? And yes, what concerns them and which dangers do they perceive as threatening the success of their struggle? Be inspired and have fun!


episode 41: Dreaming again

Bashiru Adamu: Hope for society outcasts

Bashiro Adamu is the founder of the Dream Again Prison Academy. The 2013 kanthari alumni from Nigeria, aims to ensure that the very high recidivism rate is drastically reduced through qualitative education. His education program begins in prisons, and as soon as his students are released, he reintegrates them into the labor market. Bashiru Oyahkilome Adamu is a firing social change maker who has brought light and hope to many inmates across the correctional space in Nigeria and pushing through Africa. With almost a decade experience in building a non-profit from the scratch, beginning from a sub-rural community in Otukpo, Benue State, Nigeria. Today the organization Dream Again correctional and Youth Initiative is in full operation in some parts of the Western and Northern Nigerian.


 2021-06-29  44m