The idea behind Stepping Stones Nigeria (SSN) was first conceived of by Gary Foxcroft in 2003, when he visited
Upon return to the
Whilst attempting to identify disadvantaged pupils to attend the school, Gary and Naomi came across a number of children living rough on the streets, many of whom had been abandoned and abused following witchcraft accusations. Over the years, SSN has developed close relationships with a number of local child rights NGO’s who work tirelessly to protect these children and prevent the further abuse of other children in similar situations in the Niger Delta.
The scope of SSN’s work has grown steadily in recent years to a point where we are now seen as the most effective international child rights charity working in the Niger Delta. Our work saves lives and gives a voice to thousands of children in a region where few other agencies chose to operate.