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Barr. Sam Otoboeze Foundation.

About Us

Barr Sam Otoboeze Foundation (BSOF) is a non-profit organization that provides skills acquisition and educational empowerment from nursery to tertiary for youths, empowerment for women by providing shelter, capacity building training and small scale business start-ups, and inclusion for the disabled community through access to prosthetic limbs.

BSOF was founded by Barrister Sam Otobeze in 1989 when he started his philanthropic activities as a young graduate. the organisation was legally registered in 2014. The foundation’s primary focus is the alleviation of poverty among dwellers of rural community which includes youths, women and disabled people.

BSOF activities includes creating job opportunities for youths and adults alike, scholarships for talented pupils and students from the primary level to the tertiary level. youth/community developement and peace building through sports development for youths, providing shelter for the old, widows and less privileged in the society, Provided basic health care for the ill in the communities and also working with the disabled communities by providing them with artificial limbs.

BSOF  AS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

BSOF has created a social enterprise model that provides the rural youths with skills, capacity building training and the disabled communities with limbs, skills and capacity building training making them independent entrepreneurs.

BSO Foundation is all about giving hope to the hopeless.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
meet the team
Barr. Samuel C. Otoboeze, CPP
Bsof president

Mail : uchenna@gmail.com
Phone: 0 123 4567 890

Barr. Samuel C. Otoboeze, CPP
Bsof president
PROF. BENJAMIN, I. ISIFE,
PhD(UNN) - (member, board of trustee)
Barr. G. O. Okafor, OON, SAN, KSJ
(member, board of trustee)
HRH Igwe Christain Eze (Ezeoha I of Idoha)
(member, board of trustee)
Rev. Fr. (Dr). Eva Chuma Nnamene
(member, board of trustee)
Prof. Ngozi Ejionueme
(member, board of trustee)
Our Blogs
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02 Aug
2018
Barr. Sam Otobeze foundation for youth empowerment.

During the youth empowerment scheme and scholarship award organised by Barr Sam Otobeze foundation at ochima in Igbo Etiti LGA. Enugu state. The President of…

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29 Oct
2018
Good news as Army invites applicants for direct, short service commission

The Nigerian Army has invited eligible Nigerians to apply for the Short Service Combatant (SSC) Commission course 45/2019 and Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) course…

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Testimonials


4. SAM CHIBUZOR

BSOF SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP PROJECT Sam Chibuzor is one of the several beneficiaries of the Barrister Sam Otoboeze Scholarship Program. His story comes with a bitter-sweet memory as it was during the lockdown imposed by most states in Nigeria while BSOF was reaching out to support several families in poorest communities with relief materials that he was met. This particular outreach was in a local community church in Port Harcourt where someone mentioned a boy whose mother was killed by some unknown people after she had gone to her farmland to harvest some plantain for her daily business. Unfortunately, that was the last time she was seen alive as her corpse was found later in the bush. She died leaving behind her unemployed sick husband and three sons. Sam the beneficiary was her first son who had no other means to continue his education. Then luck shone his way, when the…

3. ROSEMARY ANUKWU ISIOMA

TESTIMONIALS OF BSOF BENEFICIARIES 360 DEGREES TURNAROUND Anukwu Rosemary Isioma is a beneficiariary of the free training program of Barrister Sam Otoboeze Skills Acquisition Centre in Ochima Enugu State. Her strong desire to learn how to make dresses and beads making was rralized  through benevolence showed to her and several other women and youths inclusive of the People Living with Disability (PLWD). Rosemary is an amputee who was assisted with an artificial (prostethic) limb and a small scale business take off grant of N50,000 (about $115) in November. Intrestingly, today Rosemary has a successful business in fashion and designing and beads making. Her bead making business has provided her multiple streams of income, where she not only makes the beads and sells but also rents them to customers as wedding adornments/ ornaments for their marriages. The 360 degrees complete circle  is almost completed as, Rosemary is engaged to be married…

2. IFEANYI CHUKWURAH

TESTIMONIES FROM BSOF BENEFICIARIES Ifeanyi Chukwurah, BSOF Beneficiary for IYEP 2019 Dear Sir, I want to sincerely express my gratitude to BSOF for deeming it fit to present me an award. I make no light of it. It is a pleasure and indeed an honour to hear once again from the Barrister Sam Otoboeze Foundation. So far, I have added two more product lines to my production portfolio; namely Processed chilli pepper and BSF larvae (an alternative protein solution for livestock farmers) in addition to my processed habanero pepper. I have also employed over six direct and indirect staff in the last six months. In addition, recently I distributed free facemasks to mitigate and help prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Also, I have been nominated among the top 25 innovators in Africa for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) organized by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) who are…

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