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Join the Mission Trip Coalition

Posted on March 15, 2017

Many people ask, “how can we help A2S and all of the good work that you are doing?” We know very few people will have the opportunity to go with us on a mission trip to Nigeria, but there are many ways you can help without traveling abroad. Below is a list of needs associated …

Ekwu is Davidson’s ‘Igwe’ of compassion [Lake Norman Citizen]

Posted on March 13, 2017

Written By Justin Parker, Lake Norman Citizen When Davidson began recruiting Nathan Ekwu, the joke inside the basketball office was that the Wildcats were pursuing “Andrew Lovedale 2.0.” “Definitely an updated version,” says Lovedale, best known for his post play on Davidson’s 2008 Elite Eight team. The comparison made sense. Like Lovedale, Ekwu is a …

Henry’s Story: Prayers for a Helper

Posted on March 10, 2017

Henry’s father abandoned his mother for another woman. Henry’s mother, an orphaned woman with barely any extended family members or support struggles to provide for Henry’s daily needs. With very little or no support from Henry’s step father’s shoemaking business to help put food on the table, she can barely help Henry and the family …

Evelyn and Tobore: Dreams Realized

Posted on March 1, 2017

A few years ago, Evelyn and Tobore attended an Access to Success (A2S) empowerment camp, working through interactive stations with other participants. Recently, Evelyn told A2S founder Andrew Lovedale that this experience at the camp “taught us that we can do anything we set our minds to and be transparent and honest in our dealings.” …

A2S Featured in Christ School Magazine “The Galax”

Posted on January 26, 2017

A2S scholarship students Wisdom Asaboro and Justice Ajogbor were recognized in a feature story in their school’s magazine. Click here to read the PDF. 

Feetures! Donates 8,000 Pairs of Socks to A2S

Posted on January 25, 2017

  We received exciting news that Feetures! donated 8,000 pairs of its high performance socks to A2S. This particular sock retails at about $12 a pair.  Feetures! is a unique brand with quality socks and for those of us who visited Nigeria this summer, some of our best memories were from the smiles on the faces that received their product. We are …

A Story of a Second Chance

Posted on January 8, 2017

David Joseph is an 18 year old living at the IDP camp in Benin City that is supported by A2S. He endured horrific and challenging circumstances to make it to safety. Below, read more about David’s story and how A2S is helping him fulfill his late father’s wish. “My name is David and I am 18 …

An Evening with A2S: A Deliciously Fun Chefs Event

Posted on August 24, 2016

  An Evening with A2S, our signature fundraiser, will take place on Thursday, October 13 at Langtree Plantation in Mooresville. This year’s event is a chef event, where guests will enjoy dishes provided by Joe Kindred of Kindred Restaurant (Davidson, N.C.), Cody Suddreth of The King’s Kitchen and Bakery (Charlotte, N.C.) and Geoff Schneider of The Peddler …

A Late Mother’s Wish

Posted on July 27, 2016

At 10-years-old, Justice Ajogbor lost both parents within a month to illness. It seemed like the world around him was collapsing. Justice was born into a polygamous home; his father’s first wife bore seven children, his mother seven. In Nigeria, it is customary that the eldest son gets most of the property. So after the death of his …

A Promise for Wisdom

Posted on July 22, 2016

Wisdom picked up a basketball for the first time in November of 2013. He heard about the A2S summer camp in Benin City and figured that he could attend the camp and stay with his older brother, who was studying at the University of Benin. Then 14 years old, Wisdom was heartbroken when, without much thought from …

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