SHAMIES FOUNDATION A.K.A Shamies Unusual Heart Foundation, is a Nigerian-based NGO, duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission and aimed primarily at prisoner’s welfare and every other gainful activity within the correctional service value chain in Nigeria.
Over the past year, with a mission to rehabilitate, empower and reintegrate Ex-Convicts into the society through a wide range of Advocacy, Representation, Training and Support Programs,the Foundation has carried out various medical and humanitarian outreaches and sponsored the release of awaiting trial inmates in major prisons across the Nation.
“Shamies Foundation aims towards a society where crime is less attractive and dignity of Ex-Convicts restored, as they are equally integrated as part of sustainable solutions to peace and security”, the Spokesperson of the Foundation stated.
“Currently, the Foundation has made a wide range of impact in respect to its vision. With more than 5 Advocacy Congresses and about 20 Support Groups set up, no fewer than 100 Ex-Convicts have been rehabilitated”, he further disclosed.
Indeed, Shamies Foundation is changing lives and making a huge difference through its diverse and impactful programs across Africa. Speaking conclusively, The Spokesperson stated that this is truly a trailblazing step that will hopefully spread across the Continent especially in African countries where citizens equally find themselves in a poor justice system, in a bid to effect a long lasting positive change in people’s lives and Africa as a whole.