VFD Group Promotes Reading Culture with Mama’s Sleeping Scarf to Students of Comenius Nursery and Primary School


VFD Group Plc, a leading proprietary investment company committed to fostering growth across diverse industries in Africa, has embarked on an impactful Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. In a collaborative effort with Narrative Landscape Press and GLG Communications, VFD Group donated Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s inaugural children’s book, “Mama’s Sleeping Scarf,” to the students of Comenius Nursery and Primary School as part of the Street 2 School Initiative.

This collaboration underscores VFD Group’s resolute dedication to social impact and education, particularly in underserved communities. The donation of 1,000 copies of “Mama’s Sleeping Scarf” aims to inculcate a love for reading and inspire young minds to explore limitless possibilities.

During the school visit, Ms. Elmer Aluge, VFD Group’s Soft Power Specialist, and Mr. Odudu Abasi-Okon, Strategy Officer of VFD Group Plc, joined forces with Dr. Eghosa Imasuen, Director of Business Development at Narrative Landscape, to engage with the school’s administrators and students. Together, they shared stories, laughter, and the joy of discovering reading.

In a heartfelt address, Ms. Elmer Aluge urged the students to remain steadfast in their educational pursuits, emphasizing the power of reading. She remarked, “Education is the key that unlocks endless opportunities. Let the pages of ‘Mama’s Sleeping Scarf’ kindle your imagination and propel you towards greatness.”

Moved by the students’ enthusiasm, Dr. Eghosa Imasuen expressed his admiration for their curiosity and promised to relay their gratitude to Chimamanda Adichie, whose work continues to inspire young minds across the globe.

The event concluded with a touching exchange of gratitude as students and teachers presented the VFD Team, Narrative Landscape Press, and Chimamanda’s Publicist with handmade thank-you cards and gift bags.

VFD Group remains steadfast in its commitment to nurturing future leaders and fostering positive change through initiatives that empower and uplift communities.

About VFD Group:

VFD Group is a proprietary investment company that focuses on building positive and socially conscious ecosystems by aggregating potentially viable businesses with the objective of creating innovative products and solutions that are accessible to the everyday Nigerian citizen and entrepreneur.


VFD Group was founded by skilled professionals with diverse experiences, qualifications, and backgrounds.


As a future-focused group, we have successfully transformed our investment approach from being a financial service-focused proprietary investment company to taking a sector-agnostic approach to investment with a focus on creating a global ecosystem through investments and collaborations in various businesses and sectors of the economy that will enhance our global footprint.

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