Spiritan Selfless Awareness Initiative (SSAI)iative



Spiritan Selfless Awareness Initiative (SSAI)

Aruike Speciality Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria


Father Charles Ogada-min

Rev. Father Charles Ogada


Bar Chibuzor Chukwunuluipke-min

Barrister Chibuzor Patrick Chukwunulikpe


Rose Amaka Onwudinjo-min

Rose Amaka Onwudinjo


Chidinma Emanuela Erude-min

Chidinma Emanuela Erude



  • Embodiment of Love Academy – Free quality and integral values-based education is provided to hundreds of poor rural village children. More than 1,200 children are receiving free nursery, primary, and secondary education at Embodiment of Love Academy in Enugu
  • TELA Skills Acquisition Centre is a part of Embodiment of Love Academy that focuses on skills development for students, like: Carpentry and Joinery, Photography, Welding and Fabrication, Cosmetology, Computer Designs and Graphics, Electric Installation and maintenance, Solar Energy Installation and maintenance, Plumbing and Fitting, Garment making, Catering and Crafts practice
  • Education in Human Values (EHV) training for teachers across Africa is conducted regularly. More than 4,500 teachers have benefited from this programme
  • Liquid love rural water project has provided portable clean drinking water to rural drought-stricken villages across the country. Presently 34,600 rural villagers in 11 communities have benefited from this project
  • Heart of Love Children’s Home is established in Joy Village. It shelters and gives education to homeless, orphaned and destitute children. Currently, 23 children live in this Home
  • Biarienu Food Project provides free nutritious breakfast and lunch to more than 150 school children on every school day


Biarienu Breakfast Programme-min
Embodiment of Love Academy - Nursery section-min



  • ‘The Embodiment of Love Academy’ (TELA) presently imparts education to 1,215 students
  • ‘Nigerian Institute for Human Values Education’ (NIHVE) trains teachers in imparting values-based education to their students
  • The ‘TELA Breakfast Programme’ (TBP) feeds school children with a hot breakfast every single day
  • ‘Teachers Education in Human Values Workshop’ is conducted regularly to train the teachers working in TELA
  • ‘TELA Helping Hands’ is an initiative which teaches students of TELA to involve in service activities and serve the needy. More than 2,000 people have been served since last year


  • Aruike Specialty Hospital Ebe, Enugu State and Aruike Specialty Hospital Alike Obowu, Imo state continue to treat the patients absolutely free of cost
  • Under the ‘Gift of Limbs’ programme, limbs are provided to underprivileged individuals who cannot afford to buy them on their own
  • ‘Gift of Life’ given to individuals in need by performing 33 heart surgeries
  • Eye care is provided on regular basis through the two Hospitals


  • ‘Heart of Love Children’s Home’ (HOLCH) has taken complete responsibility for fostering 28 destitute children
  • ‘Liquid Love’ water project provides fresh and clean drinking water to over 11 communities with an estimated population of 34,600 people. To date, 1,790,550,000 litres of water is provided to the people of Nigeria
  • ‘Old Is Gold’ is a programme under which love and care were extended to elderly ones under Spiritan Selfless Awareness Initiative (SSAI) care
  • ‘Joy Village Hospital Rescue’– more than 100 persons were rescued from other hospitals after being held hostage because of hospital bills owed
  • Over 1,500 families were served hot home-cooked meals during the pandemic
  • In the 240 hectares of land which is acquired solely for agriculture under Nneani farms, SSAI cultivates crops such as rice, maize, cassava, plantain, palm trees, etc. Crops cultivated in Nneani farms were distributed during the COVID-19 lockdown which was calculated to be 50% of the total food distributed

Her Excellency Lolo Cecelia Ezeilo
Deputy Governor, Enugu State

“It is with joy that I stand here today to witness a great show of love for humanity and dedication to the cause of charity and selfless service as exemplified by Aruike Speciality Hospital in Enugu State. The most important thing I observed here is that this is a Nonreligious Organisation. It is ecumenism at work.”

The dedicated team with the Honourable Governor of the State of Enugu, Mr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and other officials, including the Former Commissioner for Health Enugu State, Dr Fintan Ekochin