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Mother Theresa Orphanage gets New Proprietress



Sequel to the exit of our beloved founder, Yeye Bolanle Dare, who passed on on the 15th of January 2016 after a brief illness, the management of Mother Theresa Orphanage, Abuja, wishes to inform the general public that a new Proprietess has been appointed to oversee the affairs of the non-profit organization. She is Miss Catherine Nonso Emeagwali (pictured left), a long-time volunteer at the orphanage and the founder's first daughter.

     While we pray for the repose of our founder's gentle soul, we implore the public, particularly our gracious donors, to continue to support us as we endeavour to keep alive Yeye's dream of giving the children of the orphanage the welfare and education every child deserves.



Childs Block Rotating





The Abuja-based Mother Theresa Children's Home is one of Nigeria's best orphanages. Yet, with only eight years into its existence, it is among the youngest. In quality of service and personal attention to its wards, the orphanage is nearly incomparable with any other. Its founder, Yeye Bolanle Dare - who has the uncommon gift of bonding with every child there as if with her own child - and her retinue of committed staff, treat all the children like princes and princesses.

The environment in its entirety exudes such pleasantness and love, such warmth and compassion, every visitor cannot but get the impression he has walked into one big, closely-integrated family, rather than a house of isolated kids. "This is their home," Yeye Dare emphasizes, "the only home they've ever known. We give them maximum comfort and care and shower love upon each and every one of them so that they can grow up having a kinder and pleasant view of the world."

And even in their tender years here, these kids are subtly taught, not by preachment but by example, to care for and love each other. Thus, it is not uncommon in this extra-ordinary foster home to see a baby - probably a baby abandoned by her own mother - extending her affectionate hands to cater for another and give us all a reason to hope that amidst all the woes in this world tenderness will ultimately prevail. (More)   


"If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."

- Mother Theresa

Credible Endorsements
Mother Theresa Children's Home, Abuja, has become the favourite Abuja charity August visitors to Abuja, Nigeria's capital, like to visit - and endorse. It stands out in quality, organization, and dedication of the orphanage's staff to the good upbringing of the children. 


IMF Managing Director, Ms Christine Lagarde, at the Orphanage, January 2016. Left is orphanage's founder, Yeye Bola Dare.


International Olympic Commirree's President's wife, Mrs Ann Rogge



Love begets Love...

Offering tender love and care ...
Showered with love, the kids easily share love.



Dear friends and supporters of Mother Theresa Orphanage, please take notice that this website's "Donations" page is the ONLY authentic online channel through which donations can be made to this orphanage. And and are the only official email addresses for all forms of communication with the orphanage. Mother Theresa Orphanage hereby dissociates itself from this email address: This gmail address, which we have strong reasons to treat with utmost suspicion, DOES NOT belong to Mother Theresa Orphanage, Abuja. LET NO ONE have dealings with this address, its owner, owners or associated web schemes. Our only GENUINE website addresses remain and
     ALL DONORS are hereby requested to FIRST get in touch with the orphanage's founder and chief care-giver, Yeye Bola Dare, before sending their donations. Call (+234) 08066000600, 08080996000 to reach her.