Two key indicators of a country's GDP are the economic power of citizens and the percentage of gainfully employed youth. However, 30% of African youth are unemployed. Ingressive For Good (I4G), a non-profit, is looking to change that with their mission to increase the earning power of African youths through tech training, job placement and community.
Center for Reproductive Rights and Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) has said that out of the 2.2 million Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in Nigeria, 1.17 million are women while 510,555 are girls of reproductive age.
This year’s theme for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”. Like in previous years, this year's International Day will mark the launch of 16 days of activism that will conclude on 10 December 2020, which is International Human Rights Day.
Save the Children International, Nigeria, in partnership with Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning have called on journalists to beam the search light on increased reportage of nutrition issues in Nigeria.
A non-governmental organisation, High Level Women Advocacy (HILWA), is sensitising rural communities in Zamfara on the importance of girl-child education. The Kano State Chairperson of HILWA, Prof. Aisha Ismail, told newsmen in Gusau on Friday that the campaign was targeting parents.
About 185 #EndSARS victims in 23 hospitals across nine states have received a medical intervention fund that would help defray the medical bills of some of the hospitalised victims.
NGO's Partner With The NBA to Provides Masks, Sanitisers, Hand-Washing Stations For 30 ‘Power Forward’ Schools in Abuja
As part of the Power Forward programme, ExxonMobil Foundation, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Africare have donated 30,000 masks, 90 new hand-washing stations and hand sanitiser to 30 ‘Power Forward’ schools in Abuja. The hand-washing stations are expected to reach 35,000 school community users.
Cleen Foundation, an NGO, and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Kaduna State, have inaugurated a resource centre to host soft and hard copies of judgments on corruption cases in the state to facilitate their access by legal practitioners.
The Global Peace Foundation Nigeria on Monday called on all Nigerians to embrace the culture of tolerance for peace building and national development. The Country Director of the Foundation, Rev. John Hayab, made this call in Abuja at an event to commemorate the 2020 International Day of Tolerance which is celebrated every November 16.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Better Living Foundation and Capacity Development (BLFCD), has stressed the need for Ondo State government to implement laws relating to protection of girl-child in the state.
The Federal Government and Action Against Hunger (AAH) have advocated that nutrition should be a major part of the COVID-19 prevention strategies to build the resilience of children and the nation as a whole.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nation Resolution 61/225. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922.
Not fewer than 200 patients including children with different ear and hearing problems have been treated and rescued from developing deafness through medical interventions by a charitable group, Suleiman Hearing and Educational Foundation.
Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation is calling for applications from non-profit organizations and social enterprises in Africa for its 2021 Grant Cycle which opened on Monday 9th November 2020 and expected to close on Monday 30th November 2020.
A Non Governmental Organisation, NERI, on Thursday signed a 60,000 dollars agreement with Plateau state government on peace efforts in the state. Newsmen report that NERI is an implementing partner of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)