Shepherd Food Ministries (SFM)


Shepherd Food Ministries (SFM) operates within the remits of the following UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. We aim to achieve these goals for our farming community in Kuta, Osun State, Nigeria before the year 2030 deadline set by the UN.

Goal 5 – Gender equality

Goal 6 – Clean water and sanitation

Goal 7 – Affordable and clean energy

Goal 8 – Decent work and economic growth.

Goal 1 - No poverty

Goal 2 – No hunger

Goal 3 – Good health and wellbeing

Goal 4 – Quality education


Objectives


  1. Relief of food poverty, that is, extreme hunger, through (training and) sustainable food production, especially aquaculture and leguminous crops (fruits plantation) which symbolize the protein, and essential vitamins that can transform a subsistence diet of cassava and rice into a balanced and healthy diet.

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2. Relief of sickness through advice on (especially reduction of) preventable diseases and promotion of safe drinking water.

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3. Advancement of know-how (social enterprise initiatives) in agriculture through empowerment programme for youths, widows, disabled and orphans.


Our Team


Board of Trustees

· Dr. Olatunji Ogunyemi, President and trustee.

· Mr Bob Jones

· Mrs Anastasia Oyebanji

· Mrs Bunmi Ogunyemi

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Patrons

The Rt Revd Christopher Lowson, The Bishop of Lincoln.

The Rt Revd James Popoola, Diocesan Bishop of Osun.

Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, House of Lords.


Fundraising Advisory Board

This is an opportunity to get more involved with SFM. FAB members bring skills, experience and enthusiasm to the team. They support the trustees in achieving the objects of the charity. SFM fundraising is project specific and you will be able to initiate and support fundraising strategies. You are expected to attend an annual meeting to assess the progress of the charity. Furthermore, members monitor the progress of work through visits to Nigeria; video diary of activities; and annual reports from beneficiary organisations. Interested? Please send your brief autobiography.

· Martin Hodgkinson

· Norma Murrain

· Pauline Anderson

· Mr Segun Dosumu

· Mr Olayanju

· Dr Dammy Olayanju

· Tosin Ogunyemi

· Paul Jennings

· Dr Femi Ogunremi

· Paul Ward

· Obinna Ajuruchi

· Gregory Hughes

· Emmanuel Adeniyi

· Kate Ijendu