There are more than 25 million Nigerians with one form disability. 3.6 million of these have very significant difficulties in functioning. 2.32% of the total population have disability. This project will provide a one-stop multi-disciplinary response by providing counselling and guidance, Vocational Training, micro-Credit, school enrolment, handicap equipment and medical care for 500 disabled boys and girls- leading to their empowerment and attitudinal change of community members towards them
People with disabilities in Nigeria make up around 20% of the poorest of the poor, which translates to approximately 60 million people with disabilities living in absolute poverty. Physical, social, and legal barriers continue to limit disable people in Nigeria access to education, health care including sexual and reproductive health, employment, leisure activities, and family life. This project will empower 500 disabled Boys and girls from some communities in Nigeria so that they can function
This project will empower 500 Physically Challenged boys and girls in Nigeria, providing counselling and guidance services for those with psychological disabilities, carry-out Vocational Training and provide micro-Credit for them to start-up small business, assist those that what to go school in enrolling them and buying for some of them handicap equipment that will enable them to be productive and medical Support for those that need urgent medical care-leading to empowerment of disabled persons
Annually, Over 5,000 disabled persons between the ages of 8- 30 years old will have direct access to our Rehabilitation Centre through which they will get counselling, medical assessment, focus-group-discussions, advocacy, vocational training/job placement support and information about puberty, sexuality, healthy relationships, gender-based violence. 500 Mentors will be formed and equiped with knowledge, skills they need to mentor disable persons to live healthy, fulfil and productive lives.